Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 310
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Scottsdale FSDO-07
AIRCRAFT ON LANDING, NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, GLENDALE, AZ
GLENDALE, AZ - A pilot and passenger appear to be okay after an emergency landing in Glendale, Arizona.
Video from Air15 showed the plane with obvious signs of nose gear failure.
The plane landed just before 12:30 pm. at Glendale Municipal Airport.
Both people in the plane appeared to get out of the plane without any injuries.
Story and video: http://www.abc15.com
GLENDALE, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - The pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing when the plane's front landing gear failed, according to the Glendale Fire Department.
It happened Monday afternoon at the Glendale Municipal Airport.
Amateur video of the incident showed the plane touching down on the wheels below each wing before the front landing gear collapsed. The plane's nose and propellers then hit the run*way and the aircraft quickly skidded to a stop.
The pilot was alerted to a problem with the landing gear before he landed. He could not get it to lock fully in the down position, and he could not get it to rise back up into the plane, according to Mike Young with the Glendale Fire Department.
The plane had 40 miles of fuel on board and was 40 miles from the airport.
Emergency crews were standing by as the plane landed.
There was no sign of fire and both men on board were able to quickly and safely get out of the aircraft.
They were not injured but were checked out by emergency medical personnel as a precaution.
Story and video: http://www.wsmv.com