Friday, December 04, 2020

Tecnam P-2002 Sierra, N219TS: Incident occurred December 03, 2020 in Salem, Marion County, Oregon

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Oregon 

Aircraft sustained engine failure and had to emergency land in a field.

Date: 03-DEC-20
Time: 17:45:00Z
Regis#: N219TS
Aircraft Make: TECNAM
Aircraft Model: P2002 SIERRA
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Operation: 91

Marion County Sheriff's Office
Thursday, December 03, 2020 

This morning at about 9:45 a.m., deputies were notified about an aircraft experiencing engine failure while flying north of Keizer. 

While searching for a safe place to land, the pilot briefly lost contact with the control tower.

Fortunately, the pilot was able to safely perform an emergency landing in a farm field off of Windsor Island Road north of Keizer.

The 2007 P2002 Sierra had two passengers in it when the engine failed, the pilot and their flight instructor. 

Neither person was injured during the emergency landing.

The owner of the aircraft, is working with the owner of the farm field to have the aircraft removed.

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