Biplane Lands in Emergency at Torrey Pines Golf Course
The incident happened at 11:40 a.m. on June 10 when the engine of the Travel Air 400 began “running rough.”
The pilot, Bill Oglesby, was flying with two tourists aboard. He took no chances and decided to make an emergency landing.
The biplane is used to provide the tourists a bird’s-eye view of the scenic coastline and local attractions in San Diego. Barnstorm Adventures website says it charges $289 for a 40-minute trip.
The passengers were fully refunded.