Published on : Monday, August 21, 2017
The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the pilot of the small aircraft 1968 Mooney M20C, Stevan Locki lost its power and the engine lost its control on board while mid flight after refueling at Flagler Airport, United States.
Stevan Locki told the troopers that he had no choice but to land the plan on the highway, as the traffic was clear prior to his emergency landing. The Flagler Beach Police Department said the landing of the airlines closed SR 100 in both directions.
The Florida Highway Patrol said that the aircraft was removed by Flagler Air Exchange and taken to its facility for the further investigation.
The police traffic said the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will conduct a separate investigation for the emergency landing.
The official of the Florida Highway Patrol said neither Locki nor his passengers were injured.