A Bad Day for the Rebel Alliance at Love Field
|From a KXAS-Channel 5 video that follows after the jump|
Torres tells Unfair Park the pilot was cleared to land on Runway 13L, the one that runs parallel to Lemmon Avenue, earlier this afternoon. But, clearly, he landed a little too hard, Torres says, "and he pancaked on the runway." Within the hour, a flatbed hauled the plane to Landmark Aviation, where mum's the word.
Torres says the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate, but of course; so far the hard landing hasn't made it to today's listing of Preliminary Accident & Incident Data. "Since it's an experimental aircraft," Torres says, "they need to investigate who put it together and talk to the owner." Torres says it didn't impact Southwest's air traffic at Love Field. He also noted the plane will no longer be able to make the Kessel Run this weekend.