Friday, June 23, 2017

Piper PA-18A 150 Super Cub, N766WM, Ocean Aerial Ads Inc: Incident occurred June 23, 2017 in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Baltimore, Maryland

Ocean Aerial Ads Inc: http://registry.faa.gov/N766WM

Aircraft force landed in a bean field.

Date: 23-JUN-17
Time: 18:30:00Z
Regis#: N766WM
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA18
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: BANNER TOW
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
City: BERLIN
State: MARYLAND




SHOWELL, Md. - A banner plane had to make an emergency landing in Showell Friday afternoon after reportedly running out of fuel. 

Maryland State Police say no injuries were reported when 23-year-old Austin Kiehl of Montana landed the single-engine Piper off Peerless Road near Route 113.

Investigators learned that according to pilot, he ran out of fuel, dropped the banner he was flying and performed an emergency landing in a dirt field.

Police say the plane, which was not damaged, is owned by Ocean Aerial Ads, Inc. in Ocean City.

Story and video: http://www.wboc.com

The pilot of a banner plane was forced to make an emergency landing Friday afternoon in Worcester County, according Maryland State Police.

The pilot, 23-year-old Austin Kiehl from Montana, said he wasn't injured after his single-engine Piper ran out of fuel and landed in a dirt field off of Peerless Road near Route 113 in Showell.

The plane, which is owned by Ocean Aerial Ads Inc. of Ocean City, sustained no damage, police say, and the landing site was on private property in a rural area.

State police notified officials from the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

Federal Aviation Administration officials said they would respond to the scene.

http://www.delmarvanow.com 


SHOWELL, Md. - Police say that no injuries were reported by the pilot of a small plane after he made an emergency landing in Worcester County.

The pilot is reportedly identified as 23-year-old Austin Kiehl of Montana. The plane involved is a single-engine Piper which was being used to fly a banner.

The plane is owned by Ocean Aerial Ads in Ocean City.

Police say that shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded to the report of a plane landing in a field off of Peerless Road near Route 113 in Showell.

Arriving troopers found the pilot uninjured and the plane without any damage.

The scene was on private property in a rural area.

Investigators say the pilot reported that he had run out of fuel, dropped the banner he was flying and performed an emergency landing in a field of dirt.

State Police told the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

http://www.wmdt.com

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