Fire!! Firefighters in Abbeville, S.C., were called to the scene of a Beechcraft Baron that caught fire, reports the Index-Journal. The owner of the aircraft had tried to start the Baron after it had sat idle for several years when smoke came out and it caught fire.
It’s raining parts! The FAA is investigating what appears to be a piece of an aircraft that fell on a home on the flight path of Dulles International Airport, reports Flying. outside Washington, D.C., last week. No one was injured.
Emergency landings. There were slight injuries to a pilot and their passenger after they made an emergency landing snapping a power pole and landing in a field in Fort Hall, Idaho, reports the Idaho State Journal. A pilot and his passenger walked away after making an emergency landing of a twin-engined Piper aircraft in a paddock south of Adelaide after the plane lost power, reports Australia’s ABC News. And a twin-engined aircraft made an emergency landing at Wisconsin’s J. Douglas Bake Memorial Airport after experiencing icing on the wings, reports the Post-Crescent.
We’ll end the week with this footage from Flying magazine showing a dramatic Coast Guard helicopter rescue.