ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146177
Last updated: 5 December 2013
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information.
If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information
Narrative:A 72 year old pilot was hospitalized Wednesday morning 6 June 2012 following a plane crash in Van Buren County.
Piper PA-22-135 Tri-Pacer
|C/n / msn:|| 22-1700|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Van Buren County, a field near 69th Street and County Road 378 -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Decatur, MI|
Police say William Lawson of Decatur attempted to fly his 1953 Piper Tri-pacer out of a field that he'd landed in yesterday following an emergency landing.
When the plane hit the ground, the landing gear dug into the ground and caused the plane to flip and slide to a stop.
||Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]|
Number of views: 780