Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Cessna T337C Turbo Super Skymaster, N337TX: Incident occurred October 27, 2019 in Calhoun, Gordon County, Georgia

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Atlanta

Aircraft made a forced landing on a road.

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https://registry.faa.gov/N337TX

Date: 27-OCT-19
Time: 17:10:00Z
Regis#: N337TX
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 337
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
City: CALHOUN
State: GEORGIA




CALHOUN, Georgia — A light plane was forced to make an emergency landing on an Interstate 75 off ramp in Calhoun early Sunday afternoon.

According to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office, deputies were sent out at about 12:15 p.m. after they received reports of the private plane landing on the Exit 310 off ramp to Union Grove Road. 

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the plane landed in the northbound lanes of the interstate and then the pilot steered it onto the exit ramp. 

No injuries were reported to anyone on board the aircraft, according to the sheriff's office. No damage to property was reported either. 

Along with deputies, troopers from the Georgia State Patrol also responded to the incident. 

The pilot said the plane had fuel-related issues, according to the GSP. 

The plane was towed to Tom B. David Airport in Calhoun via Union Grove Road and GA 3 / US 41, the GSP said.

According to Kathleen Bergen with the Federal Aviation Administration, the aircraft involved in the incident was a Cessna 337 Skymaster. Bergen said there were two people were on board the aircraft at the time of the incident. 

The FAA has taken over the investigation of the incident.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Probably a case of excessive air in the fuel tanks and lines.

Glad no one hurt ... other than pride.