The pilot of a 1978 C-90 King Air made a gorgeous landing
yesterday at dinnertime, putting the bird down straight, and
holding it just so, until it made the turn onto a taxiway, all by
The pilot had indicated engine trouble; then the starboard gear
wouldn't go down. He approached for landing with the right engine
feathered. There was no fire; the runway was closed for a short
time, as the hulk was removed from traffic areas.
There were no reported injuries in the DAL drama. The machine is
registered to Seven Bar Flying Service, of Albuquerque (NM).