Aircraft Make: MOONEY
Aircraft Model: M20F
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
AIRCRAFT CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES. DALLAS, TX
PLANO, TX -- A small plane made an emergency landing in a Plano yard late Sunday morning.
According to the Plano police department, the incident happened around 11:23 a.m. in the 1900 block of Airpark Lane.
The scene is near Air Park-Dallas Airport.
The plane crashed through a fence and came to rest in a yard.
There were no reported injuries.
Original article can be found here: http://www.wfaa.com
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a plane made a hard landing in a backyard in Plano Sunday.
The FAA says a Mooney M20 was traveling from Lubbock to Air Park-Dallas Airport in Collin County.
The Texas Department of Public safety says the pilot, realizing he was coming in too fast for landing attempted a touch and go, but instead veered to the left.
DPS troopers say the plane went through a fence and came to a stop in a backyard in the 6300 block of Douglas Street.
Neither the pilot, his passenger or anyone outside the plane was injured. The FAA is investigating.
Original article can be found here: http://www.nbcdfw.com