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Van's RV-10, N255CP: Accident occurred August 03, 2022 and Incident occurred June 11, 2016

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Springfield, Illinois

August 03, 2022:  Aircraft experienced engine issues and crashed in a field.  

Sierra Papa Delta LLC

Date: 03-AUG-22
Time: 15:30:00Z
Regis#: N255CP
Aircraft Make: VANS
Aircraft Model: RV10
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 91
June 11, 2016

Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois - A plane involved in the Big Muddy Air Race was able to land on IL Rt. 146 after some engine troubles.

According to Sam Hoskins, the race organizer, the pilot was not hurt in the emergency landing. Hoskins identified the pilot as Pete Polete.

He added that they were able to get the plane off of the road and into a driveway to allow traffic to get back to normal.

June 11, 2016

June 11, 2016

JONESBORO, Illinois - A small plane made an emergency landing on Route 146 in Jonesboro, Illinois on Saturday, June 11, 2016.

According to authorities, the plane was headed to Carbondale, Illinois and had participated in the Big Muddy Air Race in Murphysboro, Illinois when it lost power.

The plane was forced to to land between two cars. The cars traveling the road, along with a nearby mailbox, made it easier for the pilot to land the plane.

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