Emergency crews responded to reports of a single-engine plane leaving the runway around 11:30 a.m. April 9 at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport. The pilot, who was the only occupant, was not injured.
Investigation at the scene revealed that the pilot of the plane, a Cessna 152, lost control while attempting to land on the soutbound runway.
After landing, the aircraft left the runway and its nose wheel collapsed. The accident also caused damage to an airport sign and landing lights.
The plane was quickly removed, and the airport remained open using the alternate runway.
Since the damage was minor and there were no injuries reported, there will be no external aviation investigation.