A pilot was hospitalized with minor injuries Tuesday, Nov. 30, after his biplane flipped upside down while taxiing on the runway at Flabob Airport in Jurupa Valley, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
There were no passengers.
Firefighters were dispatched at 11:34 a.m. and found the pilot outside the single-engine Travel Air 4-D after he got out on his own. The FAA spokesperson said she did not know whether the pilot was taxiing before takeoff or after landing.
The plane is registered to an address in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Aircraft Emergency:rpt@11:34 a.m. 4100blk. Mennes Avenue in Jurupa Valley. Small aircraft on it’s roof, on the runway at Flabob Airport. The pilot self extricated and was transported by ground ambulance with minor injuries. #FlabobIC 📸:CAL FIRE/RVCFIRE pic.twitter.com/12VvJPk1j9
— CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department (@CALFIRERRU) November 30, 2021
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