- Associated Press - Sunday, February 15, 2015

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) - A pilot has made a crash landing on a golf course in Northern California after the small plane he was on lost power.

The Contra Costa Times reports (https://bayareane.ws/1EAHsc7 ) the pilot and golfers on the course were not injured in Saturday afternoon’s incident on the Skywest Golf Course in Hayward.

Hayward Fire Capt. Don Nichelson said the plane lost power as it took off from Hayward Executive Airport shortly before 1 p.m. The pilot brought the plane down on its belly on a fairway at the golf course, about a mile away.

Nichelson said the pilot was about to get out of the plane uninjured.

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