Taildragger lands in Idaho …. minus one wheel.

Have you seen this little video? Duane Reetz had a little problem earlier this week departing from the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport in Lewiston, Idaho. The tower called him just after lifting off to say his left main wheel had just fallen off his 1961 Piper PA-22-108 Colt (converted to tailwheel). Here’s some great footage of a guy that tried to do it right as long as he could ….. but sooner or later that left axle was going to dig in.

1 Comment
  • Jessie Fisher
    Posted at 13:24h, 21 September Reply

    I heard about this. What an incredible pilot.

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