Thursday, February 18, 2016

Paradise P-1 SLSA LW, Amelia Island Light Sport Flying Club LLC, N538JA: Incident occurred February 17, 2016 at Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport (KFHB), Nassau County, Florida

Date: 17-FEB-16
Time: 15:30:00Z
Regis#: N538JA
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Damage: Minor
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Orlando FSDO-15
City: FERNANDINA BEACH
State: Florida

AIRCRAFT, LSA PARADISE P1, ON LANDING NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, FERNANDINA BEACH, FL


AMELIA ISLAND LIGHT SPORT FLYING CLUB LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N538JA 





FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. -- No one was hurt after authorities say a small plane made a hard landing at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport Wednesday morning.

The aircraft piloted by Don Edlin of Fernandina Beach was touching down on a runway about 11 a.m. when the plane's nose wheel collapsed on impact, according to Police Chief Jim Hurley.

Edlin was not hurt. Police said the two-seat plane sustained minor damage.

The runway was reopened after authorities removed the aircraft and the Federal Aviation Administration cleared the scene, according to police.

Source:  http://www.firstcoastnews.com

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