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Author Topic: C172 lands on railroad tracks,... then gets hit by train, KWHP, Pacoima, CA  (Read 1959 times)

Offline uplink

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I learned to fly at this airport.  The runway is surrounded by buildings, wires and phone poles.

N8056L, asks for right downwind departure, departs, then says "Mayday, mayday, railroad tracks".  Starts 7 minutes in to recording. LAPD pulled him out within seconds of impact.  The bodycam footage is nuts!

https://archive.liveatc.net/kwhp/KWHP1-Twr-Jan-09-2022-2200Z.mp3


https://youtu.be/Wp1VM_iFDys


https://twitter.com/LAPDHQ/status/1480363436311670784?s=20

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/1-hospitalized-after-single-engine-plane-crashes-near-whiteman-airport-in-sylmar-lafd/
« Last Edit: January 09, 2022, 09:58:26 PM by uplink »



Offline Fryy - Avocado Flight

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A friend just sent this to me, thank you for posting this. That was intense to say the least.