Village News - Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

Pilot and passenger of small biplane suffer injuries in crash landing in Oceanside

 

Last updated 8/5/2014 at Noon



OCEANSIDE - The pilot of a small biplane and his passenger suffered superficial injuries today during an emergency crash-landing in a field in northern Oceanside.

The Pitts S-2B aircraft, which had departed from McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, lost engine power shortly before 11:30 a.m. during an approach to Oceanside Municipal Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The plane came down in a brushy open lot just north of State Route 76 and flipped over, coming to rest upside down, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

Both men aboard the aircraft were able to get out a...



For access to this article please sign in or register.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017