Pilot, passenger survive 3 emergency landings, plane fire

By
September 4, 2007 04:10




A woman on her first plane ride survived three emergency landings, jumping out of the bouncing plane on the third landing just seconds before it burst into flames. Jinhua Lin, 43, was recovering from a broken leg and scrapes after Saturday's incident. The pilot of the small plane, William Supan, 57, was treated and released for smoke inhalation. The pair were on a day trip in Supan's 1959 Piper TriPacer when he was forced to make an emergency landing at Modesto Airport because of smoke between the engine cover and windshield.


Related Content

Investigators surround the body of a suicide bomber following an explosion near the Sbarro pizzeria
January 16, 2018
Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against 'un-Islamic' suicide bombings

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 8 - 18
    Beer Sheva
    12 - 18
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 7 - 13
    Jerusalem
    11 - 16
    Haifa
  • 12 - 22
    Elat
    11 - 18
    Tiberias