Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Glasair Super 2SRG, N8162H: Incident occurred August 27, 2018 near Yuma International Airport (KNYL), Arizona

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Scottsdale, Arizona

Landed in a field, skidded through a fence and came to rest in parking lot.

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Date: 27-AUG-18
Time: 23:00:00Z
Regis#: N8162H
Aircraft Model: GLASAIR SUPER 2SRG
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: YUMA

YUMA, Ariz. - The Yuma Police Department and the Yuma Fire Department are at the scene of an emergency plane landing at the Yuma County Fairgrounds Monday morning. 

The pilot made the emergency landing due to engine failure, according to YFD. Personnel said they are inspecting the aircraft for further details. 

Fire officials said personnel remained at the scene as the aircraft's fuel was removed before it was transported from the fairgrounds' parking lot. 

No injuries were reported. 

This incident is under investigation. 

Original article can be found here ➤ https://www.kyma.com

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