Landing Gear Mishap Closes Runway, Strands Travelers At GSP - WSPA.com

Landing Gear Mishap Closes Runway, Strands Travelers At GSP

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The runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is back open after a single engine plane came down without a landing gear. The runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is back open after a single engine plane came down without a landing gear.
A plane landed hard at GSP International Airport Thursday afternoon. A plane landed hard at GSP International Airport Thursday afternoon.
GREER, S.C. - The runway at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is back open after a single engine plane came down without a landing gear.

GSP spokeswoman Rosylin Weston says it happened at 3:10 p.m. Thursday. According to a FAA spokesperson Kathleen Bergen, the Piper PA-28R collapsed on runway 4 at the airport. There were two people onboard at the time of the landing, but neither were injured.

The plane is registered to Advanced Flight Training of Blountville, Tennessee. When reached for comment about the incident, an employee of the company said that the pilot of the plane had rented it from them and had notified them about the incident.  

The runway was closed for about two and a half hours while the plane was loaded onto a flatbed truck and moved.

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