According to the student pilot, while flying en route to his home airport, the Cessna 172 sustained a bird strike to the right wing. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that during the cruise phase of a cross-country flight, the Long EZ’s oil pressure and oil temperature indicator readings dropped to zero. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that he departed to the north with a left crosswind. Once the Aeronca 7AC became airborne, it weathervaned into the wind and veered left of the runway at the airport in East Moriches, N.Y. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that during the final approach to land as part of a formation flight into Oshkosh, Wisconsin, he was focused on monitoring the plane that landed in front of him, and his airplane’s airspeed indicator.
As a result, he inadvertently flew below the normal glide path, impacted terrain, and sheared off the nose landing gear. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that about 10 miles from his destination airport he exhausted his fuel supply.
Subsequently, the engine experienced a total loss of engine power and he made an emergency landing in a soft dirt field in Andover, Minnesota. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, while on approach to a private grass air strip in Merrill, Oregon, he observed the midfield wind sock indicating light and variable winds. After a normal approach and touch down, during the landing roll he encountered a strong crosswind from the right.
Subsequently, the Bearhawk began to swerve and then entered a ground loop to the left. [Read more…]
Shortly after takeoff, the pilot advised air traffic control that he was returning to the airport due to low oil pressure. The engine subsequently lost power, and he was forced to land in a wheat field in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, five miles south of the airport. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, after receiving clearance to land at the airport in Clearwater, Florida, he completed the before landing checklist. He added that, during the touchdown, the Beech B55’s landing gear collapsed. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that during the landing roll he applied the brakes and the Lancair ES made a left turn, exited the left side of the runway, and hit a hangar at the airport in Hampshire, Illinois. [Read more…]
The flight instructor stated that he and the private pilot receiving instruction had planned a long cross-country flight to build flight time. The cross-country flight was uneventful and they landed back at their home airport; however, they performed a touch-and-go to fly more and practice instrument approaches.
After two approaches, the pilots were again approaching their home airport when the Diamond DA-20’s engine lost all power. [Read more…]