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Pitts Biplane Flips during Emergency Landing in Oceanside

Pitts biplaneA single-engine biplane went down and flipped over, while making an emergency landing, in a vacant field in Oceanside, California, at about 11:30 a.m. on August 5.

According to the FAA, the engine of the Pitts Biplane failed midair after it took off from Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport. The pilot was attempting to divert it to Oceanside airport when it went down in a nearby field.

There were 2 people aboard at the time of incident; Lance Murray, the pilot and Daniel Harabagiu, his passenger. Both of them suffered only minor scratches.

The FAA and the NTSB is investigating the incident.

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