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Small plane lands without wheels at McCarran Airport

Posted at 4:57 PM, Jun 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-30 13:55:48-04

UPDATE: McCarran Airport officials say the aircraft was removed from the runway around 9:05 p.m. Friday.


A small 10-seat airplane landed without any wheels at McCarran Airport after experiencing a gear issue.

McCarran officials wrote on Twitter that the incident involved a Beech-90 King Air, and happened around 3:38 p.m. Friday. Three people were on board, none of whom were injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration reports that there was minor damage to the plane. They are investigating to see what caused the gear issue.

One of the runways is closed as airport crews work to remove plane. Officials say the closure is not impacting airport operations.