Teen Lands Plane On California Road After Engine Fails

Belgian pilots Alexandra Maingard and her husband Cedric Collette fly their vintage  Stampe OO-GWB biplane near the Pyramids of Giza, on the southern outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo on November 13, 2016 during the Vintage Air Rally (VAR). 
A dozen biplanes from the 1920s and 1930s are flying 8,000 miles from Crete to Cape Town in a vintage aviation rally that harks back to the early days of air travel.  / AFP / KHALED DESOUKI        (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “We’re coming through the pass and I hear a boom and then I lose all my engine power,” Peters told CBS in an interview.
  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said he eventually landed the plane on Cajon Boulevard in the San Bernardino National Forest.
  • Peters got his pilot’s license only four months ago and remembered what he had been taught in order to land with no injuries.

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