Number of Injured: 0 Number killed: 0
Date & Time: 7/30/2022 2:54 PM
Location: Approximately one half mile west of Marshall, TX.
Unit 1: Cessna 150E
Robert E. Long, 53 YOA, of Kansas City, MO.
Unit 1 was flying east from Terrell TX to Marshall TX following IH 20. The aircraft experienced sputtering and power loss near Hallsville TX, but quickly went back into normal operation. Approximately 5 miles west of Marshall the aircraft lost power and went into a glide. The pilot found an open field on the west end of Fisher Rd outside of Marshall and performed an emergency landing in the field. The aircraft sustained damage during the landing and struck a metal livestock gate and fence line. The pilot was not injured. The scene was held by DPS untill FAA investigators arrived.
Weather Condition: Clear
Responding Officer: Trooper Jacob Henderson, Marshall DPS