Sunday, June 2, 2019

Piper PA-28-180, N15734: Incident occurred June 01, 2019 in Washington County, Iowa

Wayland Flyboys LLC

https://registry.faa.gov/N15734

CALLER REPORTS SEEING A SINGLE ENGINE PLANE, SMALL LIKE A "PIPER" PLANE HAD GONE DOWN AFTER WHAT SOUNDED LIKE THE ENGINE HAD DIED. 

LOCATION IS 1-1/2 MILES TO NW OF THE CALLERS LOCATION.

PLANE HAD DISAPPEARED BEHIND THE HILL AND HAS NOT COME UP. 

92-8 AND 92-15 RESPONDED. 

ALL OTHER EMERGENCY UNITS WERE DISREGARDED BEFORE ALL ARRIVED AND BEFORE CONTACT WAS MADE WITH AMBULANCE. 

PILOT AND PASSENGER WERE OUT OF THE PLANE, NO INJURES, SAFE LANDING. 

N15734 TAIL NUMBER. 

WATER HAD GOTTEN INTO THE FUEL CAUSING MOTOR FAILURE. 

PROBLEM WAS RESOLVED AND ASSISTANCE WAS GIVEN TO THE PILOT REMOVING AND FLYING THE PLANE OUT OF THE FIELD.

LAND OWNER WAS ADVISED.

Washington County Sheriff's Office

An airplane had to land in a field in Washington County Saturday. 

According to the Washington County Communications Office, at 10:41 a.m. dispatch was notified of a small single-engine plane going down after what sounded like the engine had died and it had disappeared behind a hill. 

It was in the 2000 grid of 210th Street, near the Highway 1 and Highway 92 intersection northwest of Washington. 

Washington County Sheriff’s personnel responded and located the pilot and passenger out of the plane after a safe landing.

There were no injuries. 

Water had gotten into the fuel causing engine failure.

The problem was resolved and the pilot was assisted in removing and flying the plane out of the field. 

The owner of the field was notified. 

Names of those involved were not released. 

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

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