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Plane lands at W.Va. airport without wheels down

Mar. 28, 2013 @ 09:00 PM

CHARLESTON — No injuries have been reported after a small airplane landed at Yeager Airport with its landing gear up.

Media outlets report that the twin-engine Piper Navajo was landing at the Charleston airport when the accident around 11 a.m. Thursday.

Airport spokesman Brian Belcher says the pilot didn’t signal any kind of emergency before the plane landed.

The plane is registered to Air Photographics Inc. of Martinsburg.

The runway was closed while crews removed the plane. Several other flights were delayed.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the incident.
 

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