Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA32R
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Miami FSDO-19
City: SAINT PETERSBURG
AIRCRAFT ON LANDING, GEAR COLLAPSED, SAINT PETERSBURG, FL
On Sunday evening just before 5:00 p.m., a 1977 Piper Lance airplane was making a landing at the Albert Whitted Airport.
After the plane had landed and was in the process of slowing down, the landing gear on the right side of the plane collapsed.
There were a total of five passengers on the plane including the pilot.
No one was injured nor did they accept any type of medical treatment.
The St. Petersburg Fire Department arrived on scene shortly after the incident. The airplane has minor damage.
Albert Whitted Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located at 107 8th Ave. SE in St. Petersburg.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified.
Original article can be found here: http://www.wtsp.com
SAINT PETERSBURG (WFLA) – A plane landing in St. Petersburg experienced a landing gear collapse on Sunday.
The plane was carrying five people while slowing down after landing at Albert Whitted Airport at 4:51 p.m. when the landing gear on the plane’s right side collapsed.
No one on board was injured, and all passengers refused medical treatment, while the plane sustained only minor damage.
The FAA has been notified of the incident.
Original article can be found here: http://wfla.com
ST. PETERSBURG, FL — A hard landing of a 1977 Piper Lance at Albert Whitted Airport Sunday afternoon is under investigation.
According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, the plane was attempting to land on runway No. 18 just before 5 p.m. when its landing gear collapsed.
Five people were on board at the time, including the pilot.
No injuries were reported.
St. Petersburg Fire Rescue also responded.
Police, however, said all people on the plane refused medical treatment of any kind.
The plane only suffered minor damage.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified of the incident, the police department said.
No further information is available at this time.
Albert Whitted Airport is a city-owned facility located at 107 8th Ave. S.E.
Original article can be found here: http://patch.com