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Piper PA-28 Crashed In Rhode Island Today  
User currently offlineDimodica1 From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 15 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 7 months 8 hours ago) and read 2320 times:

A Piper PA-28, Reg #N5529J crashed this morning in Cumberland, RI. The plane took off from Providence (KPVD) heading to Mt. Washington Regional (KHIE) New Hampshire. The plane experienced some engine trouble and tried to turn back to North Central Airport in Rhode Island. The plane made an emergency landing on Schofield Farm in Cumberland, RI. The plane ended up in the brush at the end of the field. No injuries and the pilot walked away from the crash. I stopped by the crash site and they had pulled the plane out so I snapped a shot.


[Edited 2008-09-01 16:11:48]

[Edited 2008-09-01 16:14:53]

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User currently offlineZBBYLW From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 1999 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 8 hours ago) and read 2307 times:

Thanks for sharing the picture, good to hear everyone came out of this ok!

[Edited 2008-09-01 16:29:19]

Keep the shinny side up!
User currently offlineNavion From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1020 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 7 hours ago) and read 2250 times:

Kudos to the pilot. As they say, "any landing you can walk away from...."

User currently offlineKellmark From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 696 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 6 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

I wonder what the fuel tank selector showed? That is a common problem with Pipers.

User currently offlineRwy04LGA From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 3176 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 5 hours ago) and read 2161 times:

Quoting Kellmark (Reply 3):
I wonder what the fuel tank selector showed? That is a common problem with Pipers.

That happened to my friend and I over Oradell Reservoir on the way to CDW at 2000'. Boy, he went for that selector handle real quick. He'd only had his ticket a few weeks. He 'learned about flying from that'.

Just accept that some days, you're the pigeon, and other days the statue
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