Tag: FAA

Aircraft Accident Under Investigation

Big Bear City, CA, January 26, 2016 – Yesterday morning, while performing a daily inspection, Big Bear City Airport staff found a single engine, tail wheel aircraft that was lying upside down near the runway. Following standard procedures, the airport was temporarily closed and FAA, fire,  and law enforcement personnel were contacted. There was no pilot present and the airport was told by FAA authorities not to disturb the scene. The pilot had mistakenly attempted a landing at approximately 7:30 Sunday evening on the infield area between the runway and taxiway and flipped over in the snow. The airport office was...

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Marine Corps Plane Disabled At Airport

Big Bear City, CA, March 28, 2013 – According to a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman, a Marine Corps T-34 was disabled on the runway of the Big Bear City Airport yesterday afternoon. Runway 26 at the airport was closed for about an hour. The nose wheel collapsed on the US Marine Corps training plane. An instructor and a pilot were on board the single-engine plane. No one was injured. The cause of the incident is under...

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