Saturday, December 02, 2017

Cessna 177RG Cardinal, N2075Q: Incident occurred December 02, 2017 in Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; North Dakota

Aircraft engine failure. Landed on interstate.

Date: 02-DEC-17
Time: 23:29:00Z
Regis#: N2075Q
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 177RG
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)

A small Cessna plane was headed from Fargo to Bismarck when the pilot realized he was going to have to land without his engine.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol the emergency landing happened just west of Valley City.

The pilot, Jerry Schauer of Bismarck, was able to safely glide the plane down on I94 in the westbound lanes around mile marker 280.

There was no injuries and no damage.

The FAA is looking into the incident.

Original article can be found here ➤

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