Incident: Cessna150, EI-CDV, Oldtown Summerhill Co Meath, 24 Nov 1998: Report No 1999-017

Synopsis

The aircraft with one pilot and one passenger had taken off from Weston Airfield, at 1505 hrs on 24 November, 1998 and climbed to between 1200 and 1300 ft.  Shortly after levelling off a partial engine power failure occurred and the pilot decided to execute a precautionary landing in a field in the Oldtown area of Co. Meath.  The aircraft made an approach from the Kilcock side, on a westerly heading, and touched down 60 metres after the hedge, followed by a ground roll of some 240 metres.

 

Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 24 November, 1998
Report Date: 
Monday, 20 September, 1999