Jan. 8, Chino, Calif. / Hawker Hunter


At 15:00 PST, an experimental Hawker Siddeley Hunter F MK 4 lost engine power on approach to Chino, Calif. The airplane landed in a field -mile short of the airport after the pilot ejected. The pilot was seriously injured. The airplane had been issued a ferry permit to fly from Mojave, Calif., to Tulsa, Okla., for maintenance work. The owner told investigators the pilot was going to make a short stop in Chino for some maintenance work and then fly to Tulsa for further maintenance.


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