On June 3, 1994, about 1830 central daylight time, a Boeing A75N1 airplane, N9046Y, sustained substantial damage while landing at a private airstrip near New Paris, Indiana. The solo private pilot was not injured. The 14 CFR Part 91 flight departed Elkhart, Indiana, about 1800, in visual meteorological conditions. No flight plan was filed for the personal flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported he was landing at a friend's private airstrip for the first time. During the landing roll, the pilot said the left wing struck a fence post and caused damage to the spar. He said he was unaware of the fence post prior to hitting it.