Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Orlando FSDO-15
City: FERNANDINA BEACH
AIRCRAFT, LSA PARADISE P1, ON LANDING NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, FERNANDINA BEACH, FL
AMELIA ISLAND LIGHT SPORT FLYING CLUB LLC: http://registry.faa.gov/N538JA
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. -- No one was hurt after authorities say a small plane made a hard landing at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport Wednesday morning.
The aircraft piloted by Don Edlin of Fernandina Beach was touching down on a runway about 11 a.m. when the plane's nose wheel collapsed on impact, according to Police Chief Jim Hurley.
Edlin was not hurt. Police said the two-seat plane sustained minor damage.
The runway was reopened after authorities removed the aircraft and the Federal Aviation Administration cleared the scene, according to police.