Two-hour runway shutdown tribute to airpark safety
Last updated 8/10/2007 at Noon
Although Fallbrook Community Airpark’s runway was shut down for two hours following a July 21 incident, the rare occurrence of such an event and the incident’s relative insignificance is taken as a sign of safety at the airport.
The incident was only the second of 2007 at Fallbrook Community Airpark, which had 32,586 operations in 2006 and has fewer than five incidents each year. An incident is defined as an event which closes the runway and requires inspection, but neither of the 2007 incidents involved injury, significant damage to the aircraft, or property damage other than the airc...