Sunday, August 28, 2022

Cessna 172M Skyhawk, N915L: Incident occurred August 27, 2022 near Monterey Bay Academy Airport (CA66), Watsonville, Santa Cruz County, California

Cardinal Flying Corporation

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, California (KION-TV) -- Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office confirms a plane has landed at Manresa State Beach.

According to the dispatch center, no one was injured as the plane landed.

State Parks tells KION that the pilot reported engine failure and were attempting to land at Watsonville airport but weren't going to make it. This led to the pilot deciding to land at Manresa State Beach instead.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board were notified of the incident.

Meanwhile State Parks said they're hoping to get the plane picked up tomorrow but will watch over it overnight.

1 comment:

  1. Firsthand account from the pilot: