What’s that Plane Doing Parked on Poleta?

Inyo’s Public Works Director Mike Errante cleared up the mystery of the bi-plane at the corner of Poleta Roads near Laws at last Tuesday’s Supervisors’ meeting.

The bi-plane had to make an emergency landing October 22. It was towed to the intersection and, apparently, decided to stay put. And stay-put it may stay.

The owner lives in Alaska and is currently in Mexico. When contacted, he said the plane now belongs to an insurance company. The bi-plane is tall and wide, confounding the problem of towing it. At its current location, it has become a tourist attraction.

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2 Responses to What’s that Plane Doing Parked on Poleta?

  1. Don Harjo November 25, 2019 at 10:26 am #

    Would have been nice to have an accompanying photo of the plane.

    • Kat Greenman November 25, 2019 at 5:29 pm #

      Photo was on the story page we will insert it in the story as well.


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