On September 12, 2004, at 1500 eastern daylight time, an amateur-built experimental Schroeder Wichawk, N227PS, sustained substantial damage when it veered off the left side of runway 7 (3,128 feet by 40 feet, asphalt) at the Oakland Southwest Airport (Y47), New Hudson, Michigan. The pilot was not injured. The 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight was departing on a local flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. No flight plan was filed. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot reported that the airplane drifted left during takeoff roll and it hit a VASI light.