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Pilot Uninjured When High Winds Tip Over Plane at Spirit Airport

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Pilot Uninjured When High Winds Tip Over Plane at Spirit Airport

CHESTERFIELD (KTRS) The pilot of a single-engine airplane is uninjured after a plane tipped to its side while landing at Spirit of St. Louis airport in Chesterfield. The incident happened Monday. TV footage showed the plane sitting sideways on the runway with a wing tip on the ground. The name of the pilot has not […]

Pilot Uninjured When High Winds Tip Over Plane at Spirit Airport

CHESTERFIELD (KTRS) The pilot of a single-engine airplane is uninjured after a plane tipped to its side while landing at Spirit of St. Louis airport in Chesterfield.
The incident happened Monday. TV footage showed the plane sitting sideways on the runway with a wing tip on the ground.
The name of the pilot has not been released.
Airport director John Bales says the plane caught a gust of wind as the pilot was landing, causing it to tip. The pilot did not require medical attention.

(Photo courtesy of KTVI/Fox 2)

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