Plane takes emergency landing near East County


Plane takes emergency landing near East County


Date: December 10, 2012
by: Observer Staff



A small 2010 Air-Cam twin engine “Ultra-light” kit airplane made an emergency landing around noon Sunday, Dec. 9 in the undeveloped lands of the Hunter's Creek subdivision of Sarasota.

The plane was piloted by 69-year-old sarasota resident Henry Hinman. The cause of the emergency landing in still unknown.

There were no injuries, but a few power lines were knocked down during landing. A Florida Power & Light reponse team removed the wires and restored the outage.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the issue. Anyone with information can call the administration at 1-407-812-7700


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