Aviation News

March 11, 2011

Photos: Cargo Plane Makes Gear-Up Landing at Boeing Field

Ameriflight Fairchild Metro gear up landing Boeing Field N671AV
(Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)
No one was injured when a small cargo plane landed without its landing gear at Boeing Field Thursday night, forcing the closure of the airport’s main runway.

Ameriflight Fairchild Metro gear up landing Boeing Field N671AV

(Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)

The Ameriflight Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III (N671AV) skidded to a stop on the runway at around 6:30 pm, where fire department vehicles covered the dual engined prop with foam.

The cause of the landing gear malfunction was not immediately clear.

Ameriflight Fairchild Metro gear up landing Boeing Field N671AV

(Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)


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