Monday, April 18, 2016

Beechcraft Premier I: Incident occurred April 18, 2016 at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (KICT), Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. Update--4:30 p.m. The Beechcraft Premier I, headed for Dallas from Grand Forks, N.D., was scheduled for a fuel stop in Wichita.

The emergency call came in because of the report of a possible blown tire, an Eisenhower Airport spokeswoman said. 

The noise that was thought to have possible been a blown tire was heard as the plane was coming into Wichita.

The plane landed safely and the landing gear was in good condition, the airport spokeswoman said. 

It's unknown what caused the noise that necessitated the emergency call.

The airport spokeswoman said it's up to the crew of the plane whether to continue the flight to Dallas. 

Update--3:15 p.m. Information from shows that the Raytheon twin-jet has landed safely at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. The pilot of the plane, headed from Grand Forks, N.D. to Dallas, had reported spotting an unsafe gear indicator prior to touching down. 


An airport spokeswoman for Wichita's Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport reports the pilot of an approaching business jet has spotted an unsafe gear indicator.

At about 3:05 p.m., the plane was 10 minutes out from landing at the airport.

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