Wednesday, May 28

Pilot Uses U.S. 75 As Runway

Motorist traveling along U.S. 75 just south of the 56Th street exit in Tulsa OK., got a surprise Wednesday morning as Allen Braden age 66 of Houston Texas made an emergency landing after his engine began smoking and vibrating.Braden was traveling back to Houston from Emporia KS. He brought his 33-year-old Cessna 206 down after contacting the Tulsa airport which advised him to find a highway. Braden, a marine with 46 years of flying experience was not injured and the only damage to the plane was to the left wing which clipped a road sign.

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