Saturday, February 28, 2015

Incident occurred February 28, 2015 at Dane County Regional Airport (KMSN), Madison, Wisconsin

MADISON (WKOW) -- A general aviation plane suffered a landing gear failure upon touchdown at Dane County Regional Airport late Saturday morning. 

The two-engine turbo prop Cessna Conquest was manned by a single pilot, when the front nose gear collapsed while landing on an auxiliary runway shortly before noon.

Airport officials say the pilot alerted air traffic control of a possible landing gear problem at 11:34 AM, while approaching the airport.  The primary runway remained open during the incident.

No major injuries were reported.  The Madison Fire Department transported the pilot to a local hospital, on a precautionary basis. 

To learn more about the Cessna Conquest aircraft, please click here.

Original article can be found at: http://www.wkow.com

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