Quantcast

Tuesday, October 21, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 2 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Pilot walks away from landing mishap at Honolulu Airport

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 10:24 a.m. HST, Jun 03, 2013


The pilot of a single-engine small plane walked away without injuries after the landing gear on his plane collapsed upon landing this morning at Honolulu Airport.

Caroline Sluyter, Department of Transportation spokeswoman, said a preliminary report indicates that the aircraft’s forward landing gear collapsed when the plane landed at 6:30 a.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident, which happened on Runway 4R.

The 21-foot Stoddard-Hamilton Glasair III aircraft was towed off the runway at 7:40 a.m.

No one was injured. The pilot was the only person on the aircraft, the FAA said.

The fixed-wing, single-engine two-seat aircraft is registered in Kailua-Kona and was manufactured in 1989, FAA records show.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 2 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(2)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions


IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs
Political Radar
`Dawn’

Political Radar
`Lean Democratic’

The Green Leaf
Honu and Hina

Volley Shots
10-21: Tuesday checkin

Warrior Beat
Back in Manoa

Political Radar
Same

Political Radar
Declined