Sunday, July 21, 2019

Rockwell S-2R, N4933X: Incident occurred July 16, 2019 in Lidgerwood, Richland County, North Dakota

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Fargo, North Dakota

Aircraft landed in a field.

Thompson Aerial Service Inc

Date: 16-JUL-19
Time: 23:30:00Z
Regis#: N4933X
Aircraft Make: ROCKWELL
Aircraft Model: S2R
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 137

LIDGERWOOD, North Dakota - The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a crop dusting pilot made an emergency landing in Richland County and damaged a telephone pole.

The patrol says the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident which happened about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

The pilot, identified as Danny Thompson, of Wyndmere, was not hurt when he put the plane down about 8 miles northwest of Lidgerwood after developing a mechanical issue.

The left wing of the aircraft clipped the pole, also damaging the plane.

Original article can be found here ➤

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