Pilot unhurt after plane crash

Print Article

COOLIN — There were no injuries after a pilot was unable to stop his plane after landing at the Cavanaugh Bay Airstrip on Sunday.

The pilot, Joseph Burch of Texas, was landing at the remote grass airstrip and was unable to stop at the south end of the runway, said Lt. Ror Lakewold of the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office. Burch told authorities that he was applying his brakes after landing about 6 p.m. Sunday but that the aircraft slid on the grass.

Burch slid across Eastshore Road and the aircraft came to a stop in the brush and small trees, Lakewold said. Burch was the only occupant in the aircraft and was uninjured. However, the aircraft sustained extensive damage.

The investigative information was forwarded to the FAA for any additional follow-up, Lakewold said.

Print Article

Read More News

Medicare workshop being offered in Coeur d’Alene

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA), a unit of the Idaho Department of Insurance, is offering a Medicare workshop, on Thursday, June 28, at Hospice of North Idaho, 2290 W. Prairie Ave.,...

Comments

Read More

Pape Machinery celebrates grand opening

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee ...

Comments

Read More

Bridge opponents to hold meeting

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee SANDPOINT — #No2ndBridge and Wild Idaho Rising Tide activists are inviting concerned community members to join them for refreshments and a second Lake Pend Oreille Railroad Bridge discussion and slid...

Comments

Read More

Round Lake: Good hikes, great critters

June 19, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press Summer is a great time for traveling. While some people may prefer to spend the summer at a theme park, or in some exotic locale in the tropics, there are a great many wonders of the natural world to...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2018 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X