Sunday, March 11, 2012

Piper Arrow has rough landing at Marco Island Airport (KMKY), Florida

Story Created: Mar 11, 2012 at 3:56 PM

MARCO ISLAND, Fla. - The Collier County Sheriff's Office said a small plane experienced rough landing at the Marco Island Executive Airport on Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say the Piper Arrow aircraft arrived at the runway without landing gear.

The pilot was identified as a 66 year old man from New York, who was the only person on board. He was not injured.

The Marco Island airport is temporarily closed while authorities await the National Transportation Safety Board to arrive and begin an investigation.

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