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Landing Gear Fails Upon Landing At Airport – HOT SPRINGS


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{Received at 5:02PM yesterday.  This is the fastest press release I have ever seen sent}

Press Release – City Of Hot Springs (Terry Payne)

Aircraft Sustains Damage Upon Landing At Hot Springs Memorial Field

HOT SPRINGS — At approximately 4:30 p.m. today, an aircraft attempting to land at Hot Springs Memorial Field sustained substantial damage due to the apparent collapse of its landing gear.   All parties onboard were uninjured.  The runway is currently closed to air traffic, and the damaged plane is being removed at this time.  The situation is currently under control and under the direction of Airport Director Glen Barentine, who is currently at the scene.

The Hot Springs Fire Department and other emergency personnel are also onsite and ready to assist as needed.

No further details are available.