Cockpit Fire forces Landing in Kirksville
What: Private charter jet registered to JJSA aviation out of San Jose, California; and the plane owned by the Honeywell Corporation.
Where: Kirksville Regional Airport
When: Friday. 1:15 p.m.
Who: 20-25 passenger jet was only carrying one passenger. No injuries.
Why: electrical fire in the cockpit. The electrical malfunction appeared to stem from a heated window in the cockpit, similar to a defrosting window on a car. The failure caused the planeâ€™s windshield to smoke and burn.