Hardy Man's Bad Luck Closes Airport | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 09.29.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.29.14**
** Airborne 09.26.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.26.14 **
** Airborne 09.24.14 ** HD iPad-Friendly -- Airborne 09.24.14 **

Wed, Oct 15, 2003

Hardy Man's Bad Luck Closes Airport

Nose Gear Collapsed -- Kennedy Curse?

Aside from the shameless headlines this story allows, there is little remarkable about the incident. Reports say that, on landing, the Lancair 320's nose gear buckled. The pilot, identified in local reports as Robert Kennedy of Hardy (VA), wasn't hurt; but he's going to need some heavy-duty prop work soon. The Lycoming 320 may need some TLC, as well.

Five flights were either delayed or diverted.

**   Report created 10/14/2003   Record 12  **
IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: 320PD        Make/Model: EXP       Description: EXP- LANCAIR
  Date: 10/11/2003     Time: 2310
  Event Type: Incident   Highest Injury: None     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Unknown
LOCATION
  City: ROANOKE                     State: VA   Country: US
DESCRIPTION
 AIRCRAFT ON LANDING RUNWAY 6, NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND AIRCRAFT SKIDDED ON THE RUNWAY, OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES ARE UNKNOWN, ROANOKE, VA
INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   0
                 # Crew:  1     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Pass:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
WEATHER: UNK
OTHER DATA
  Activity: Unknown      Phase: Landing      Operation: General Aviation
  Departed: UNK                         Dep Date:    Dep. Time:     
  Destination: UNK                      Flt Plan: UNK          Wx Briefing: U
  Last Radio Cont: UNK
  Last Clearance: UNK
  FAA FSDO: RICHMOND, VA  (EA21)                  Entry date: 10/14/2003


Advertisement

More News

AeroSports Update: 38th World Military Parachuting Championship

Countries From Around The World Participated In The 38th World Military Parachuting Championship Competition In Indonesia The competition is part of a program administered through >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.01.14)

NBAA/CAN Soiree One of the much-anticipated events of the NBAA conference, being held this year in Orlando.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (10.01.14): Fixed Slot

A fixed, nozzle shaped opening near the leading edge of a wing that ducts air onto the top surface of the wing.>[...]

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (10.01.14)

“SNC is offering access to crewed or uncrewed space missions." Source: John Roth, vice president of business development for SNC’s Space Systems.>[...]

ANN FAQ: Feel The Propwash!

Get Aero-News Delivered To Your E-Mail We know you, like many of our readers, make it a point to check out the latest news and information daily on Aero-News... but did you know th>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC