Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Cessna 182 Skylane, N6328A: Incident occurred July 17, 2020 in Alpine, Brewster County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Lubbock, Texas

Aircraft made an emergency landing on a highway.

Date: 17-JUL-20
Time: 15:35:00Z
Regis#: N6328A
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 182
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

Brewster County Sheriff's Office

Friday morning, a Cessna 182 Skylane, ran out of fuel and performed an emergency landing, on Highway 67, approximately 22 miles North of Alpine. There was no damage to the aircraft, and the pilot was able to takeoff, after refueling. Deputies and State Troopers secured the area to ensure the safety of the highway/runway.

1 comment:

  1. Another dumbass pilot giving GA a bad name by a simple failure to manage fuel level. Something a basic two hour student pilot is taught to do. Lubbock County Sheriff's office and Texas Highway Patrol should send the idiot the bill for the dispatch.