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Plane Hits Truck While Landing On Highway

AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Hilary Swift

I don’t know what’s going on these days but pilots of personal aircrafts seem to like landing them on highways. Luckily in this most recent incident, nobody was seriously injured.

Last week I wrote about a man landing a plane on the Sunrise Highway in Long Island, NY two times in a period of 8 days. At the beginning of 2014 I wrote about a plane making an emergency landing on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx,  NY. Continue reading Plane Hits Truck While Landing On Highway

Man Lands Plane On Highway Twice In 8 Days

image from Gothamist via CBS

Kim forwarded me this crazy story from Gothamist over the weekend.

This guy seems to have a lot of luck on his side.

Frank Fierro was out for a leisurely flight in his Challenger Ultralight when he encountered some mechanical issues. So what’s a recreational pilot to do? Continue reading Man Lands Plane On Highway Twice In 8 Days

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On NYC Highway

Screen Shot 2014-01-05 at 2.09.56 AMA plane made an emergency landing on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, NY yesterday afternoon at around 3:20 PM. The most incredible part of the story is that nobody was seriously injured.

According to an article on Yahoo News, the small Piper PA-28 plan was heading back to Danbury Municipal Airport when it experienced engine problems. There were 3 passengers on board, a male pilot and two female passengers. All were taken to a Bronx hospitable for non-life threatening injuries.

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