The pilot who dropped in to say hello

Says freeway landing necessary to avoid disaster


IN CONTROL—Rob Sandberg inside his T-6 Texan, the same model he wasflying at the time of the Oct. 23 accident. Courtesy photo

Statistics show it’s safer to fly than to drive—but flying and driving at the same time?

Now that’s another question.

Rob Sandberg of Camarillo is the pilot who was forced to land a small aircraft in the middle of the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills on Oct. 23, creating a traffic jam of epic proportions that local residents are still talking about.

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