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Narrative:A Piper PA-24-250 Comanche, N7439P, was experiencing engine problems in flightabout 5 miles south of Bakersfield, California. Air traffic controllers directed the pilot to land at the Bakersfield Municipal Airport - L45.
Piper PA-24-250 Comanche
|C/n / msn:|| 24-2627|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||5 miles south of Bakersfield, CA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
The lost engine power and lack of altitude forced him to land in a plowed field off Cottonwood Road, less than 2 miles from the airport.
The sole pilot onboard was not injured.
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