The aircraft’s engine immediately give up whereas in flight. The pilots had been in a position to glide the plane safely to the bottom in a cornfield close to the Timber Lake Flats.
AVON, Ohio — A single-engine plane flying from Lorain County Airport to Burke Lakefront Airport was compelled to make an emergency touchdown in a cornfield in Avon on Saturday.
The 2 occupants contained in the aircraft, a flight teacher and a licensed pilot, had been unhurt and the aircraft didn’t maintain any injury in the course of the touchdown.
Avon police officers had been notified by tower controllers at Cleveland Hopkins Worldwide Airport that the 1979 Piper 28A plane went down within the cornfield on the north facet of Chester Street at round 5:00 p.m.
When officers arrived on the scene, they had been instructed by the aircraft’s occupants that they had been flying at round 2500 toes when their engine immediately give up. The 2 had been in a position to glide the aircraft down safely into the cornfield.
The FAA instructed Avon police that it’s going to attain out to the pilot and the proprietor of the aircraft for his or her follow-up investigation. The aircraft’s proprietor plans to have the plane faraway from the sphere within the subsequent day or so.
The Avon Police Division stories that the aircraft is owned by RAS Aviation LLC of Elyria.
Editor’s Word: The beneath dashcam video was from a chase in Avon on August 27, 2020