Pilot lands light plane in Tiberias for coffee

Police had originally reported that the plane was making emergency landing; plane lands near BIG discount store.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 21, 2012 11:54
Ultralight plane

Ultralight plane 370. (photo credit: Thinkstock)

A light plane landed near a BIG discount store in Tiberias early Monday morning so that the pilot could buy himself a cup of coffee.

Police had originally stated that the plane was making an emergency landing, but later corrected that the pilot was making a leisurely landing.

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The pilot claimed that he had received authorization to land from the relevant authorities. The pilot landed his Ultra-light plane in a small thicket. There were no injuries as a result of the incident.

Police are investigating the event.


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