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Kolob Canyons Air Service
Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III
Cleveland - Hopkins International (CLE/KCLE)
USA - Ohio, December 21, 2018
E. Jones
Registration/Serial No. | Remarks & Notes
N746KA (cn AC-746B) As you probably know by now, I try to catch the action in all types of weather. I was tracking a few inbound turbo-props that I didn’t recognize. I managed to catch KCR746, an SAA227-AC Metro III, registered to Kolob Canyons Air Service, arriving on RWY 6L from Memphis (KMEM). I got a new airline and tail for the database but soon after these shots, I slipped on wet leaves in the grass and tumbled down the small hill at one of the well-known spotting sights near the approach of RWY 6L. The fall resulted in a very loud “pop” and painful tear in my leg and knee. Those of you who have spotted there before know of the tree that blocks our shots. I was attempting to walk around it in hopes for that “better angle.” I underwent surgery to repair the damage the next morning and will be laid up for a few months. Needless to say, I was clumsy and let a few leaves get the best of me. For the rest of you; please be careful out there and watch your footing.

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Corey Betke January 8, 2019 at 04:06PM Rating: 10
I wish we could cut that tree down. That’s very unfortunate, hope you get better soon!