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Airplane lands safely after engine warning

By Stephen Betts | Jan 13, 2021

Owls Head — An airplane landed safely Jan. 13 at the Knox County Regional Airport, after potential engine problems were detected.

The Beechcraft aircraft from Wiggins Airways was delivering mail for UPS when an engine light activated indicating a problem with one engine, according to Airport Manager Jeremy Shaw.

Fire departments from around the region were notified shortly after 8 a.m., Jan. 13, and sent vehicles and crews.

The plane landed safely a few minutes later. The pilot was the only person aboard the plane.

Shaw said a mechanic from Manchester, N.H., where the airline is based, is on the way to Owls Head to conduct a complete inspection of the engines.

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Comments (2)
Posted by: Stephen K Carroll | Jan 14, 2021 09:15

Another slow news day Steve ?   Rivoting portrayal of a potential accident that never happened.  By the way, the flashing red light on my countertop GFI circuit indicated a failure and a potential household fire. I reset the circuit and everything is OK.

Posted by: Valerie Wass | Jan 13, 2021 10:10

Grateful that everyone is OK.



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