Saturday, July 8, 2017

Piper PA-32RT-300T Turbo Lance II, XB-BNH: Incident occurred July 07, 2017 at San Antonio International Airport (KSAT), Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Antonio, Texas

XBBNH, Piper PA32, Mexico registration. Aircraft landed gear up and went off the runway into the grass.

Date: 07-JUL-17
Time: 20:10:00Z
Regis#: XBBNH
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA32
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
State: TEXAS

SAN ANTONIO — A small private aircraft arriving here in San Antonio from Monterrey, Mexico ran into some trouble. 

The plane landed safely at about 3:15pm Friday, but a landing gear malfunction caused the plane to skid off the runway on its belly.

Crews at the airport used a crane to move the plane out of the runway area for maintenance. No commercial flights were delayed by the incident.

The aircraft was carrying the pilot and four passengers. 

No injuries were reported.

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