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Small Plane Rolls off Runway Into San Carlos Slough

The two people on board the plane were not injured.

 

By Bay City News Service    

Update: Monday 11:42 a.m.    

Two people aboard a small plane were uninjured when the aircraft rolled off the end of a runway while landing at the San Carlos Airport this morning, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.           

The nose of the single-engine Columbia plane, registered to Harry Drajpuch out of Scottsdale, Ariz., ended up in a slough adjacent to the airport around 10:15 a.m., authorities said. The airport is located at 620 Airport Drive.

The two people on board got out of the plane without injury, FAA
spokesman Ian Gregor said.

As of 11:15 a.m., an FAA investigator was heading to the airport,
Gregor said.

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Original story: Monday 11:20 a.m.

A small plane went down into a levee while landing at the San Carlos Airport this morning, a San Mateo County sheriff's spokeswoman said.

The aircraft landed in the levee near the airport around 10:30 a.m., sheriff's Deputy Rebecca Rosenblatt said. The airport is located at 620 Airport Drive.

All the occupants of the plane got out of the downed craft without injury, she said. She did not know how many people were on board.

[Patch will update this story as information becomes available.]


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