FAA Flight Standards District Office: TAMPA FSDO SO-35
AIRCRAFT GEAR COLLAPSED ON LANDING, CLEARWATER (CLW), FLORIDA
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: BE33
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
According to Clearwater rescue officials, the landing gear on the Beech F33A Bonanza plane collapsed upon landing at 10:45 a.m. at the airpark, at 1000 N Hercules Ave.
The pilot, who was the only person on board, was not injured, officials said.
CLEARWATER, FL — A Friday morning emergency landing at Clearwater Airpark turned out about as well as can be expected under the circumstances, according to firefighters.
Clearwater Fire & Rescue crews were called to the airport around 10:45 a.m. Jan. 27 "after the landing gear on a small plane collapsed upon landing," an email from the agency said. The pilot was the only one on board the Beech F33A Bonanza when the malfunction occurred, the agency noted.
"There were no injuries to the pilot," the email said. No fuel leakage occurred either.
Clearwater Airpark is a city-owned public facility located at 1000 N. Hercules Ave.
Further details about the emergency landing, including the pilot's name, are not yet available.