Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Piper PA-24-250 Comanche, N6641P: Incident occurred August 15, 2017 in Commerce, Jackson County, Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta


Aircraft force landed on a highway.

Date: 15-AUG-17
Time: 19:40:00Z
Regis#: N6641P
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA24
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. - A small plane had to make an emergency landing on a Jackson County highway Tuesday afternoon.

Jackson County deputies tell Channel 2 Action News the plane had an engine failure and the pilot was able to land it safely on the roadway.

The Piper PA-24 landed on Highway 441, about two miles from the city of Nicholson. 

No one was injured. 

The flight was headed to Henry County Airport, the FAA said.

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.wsbtv.com 

JACKSON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) - A small single-engine plane caused a slight traffic backup on Tuesday when it had to stage an emergency landing on U.S. 441 near Nicholson, Ga.

The plane experienced an engine failure and made an emergency landing on U.S. 441 near Cabin Creek Road. 

The plane is now off the highway, but traffic is still slow in the area. No injuries were reported. 

Original article can be found here ➤ http://www.cbs46.com