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Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 9:49 PM
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — Famous aviator and flight instructor Patty Wagstaff tweeted that her plane experienced a mechanical problem Wednesday, causing the plane to skid and flip on the runway.
According to Wagstaff's website, today is her 68th birthday.
We had a mechanical problem in our V Tail Bonanza after landing a St Augustine this evening. People have been asking and I wanted to let everyone know that my passenger (one of our instructors) are doing fine.— Patty Wagstaff (@pattyaerobatics) September 11, 2019
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the plane, which skidded off the runway at Northeast Florida Regional Airport, was Wagstaff.