Saturday, January 20, 2018

Piper PA-28-140, N6842J, Oracle Aviation LLC: Incident occurred January 20, 2018 near Millard Airport (KMLE), Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Lincoln, Nebraska

Aircraft made an emergency landing in a field due to engine trouble.

Oracle Aviation LLC:

Date: 20-JAN-18
Time: 20:50:00Z
Regis#: N6842J
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA 28 140
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: APPROACH (APR)
Operation: 91

OMAHA, Nebraska —   Engine failure forced a Piper PA-28-140 to land in a field near 144th and Giles Saturday afternoon, according to Millard Airport officials.

The landing happened around 3 p.m. Saturday.

According to Oracle Aviation, which owns the Piper PA-28-140, a student pilot and flight instructor were on-board the single-engine aircraft when it started to experience engine trouble. Oracle Aviation officials said the student pilot and flight instructor handled the situation well, and there is no damage to the aircraft.

Airport officials said no one was injured.

Original article can be found here ➤

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