Thursday, December 6, 2018

Beechcraft C99 Commuter, registered to UAS Transervices Inc and operated by Ameriflight, N81820: Incident occurred December 06, 2018 at Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (KMFR), Medford, Jackson County, Oregon

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Portland, Oregon

Gear up landing.

https://registry.faa.gov/N81820

Date: 06-DEC-18
Time: 17:07:00Z
Regis#: UNK
Aircraft Make: BEECHCRAFT
Aircraft Model: BE99
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: UNKNOWN
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: MEDFORD
State: OREGON


MEDFORD, Oregon — 

UPDATE (11:50 a.m.) -

According to Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport Security Deputy Director Debbie Smith, the plane has now been removed and the runway reopened as of 11:13 this morning.

ORIGINAL -

An emergency landing by a cargo plane at Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport Thursday morning forced the closure of a runway as emergency personnel responded.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Allen Kenitzer said the AMF flight 1908, a Beech BE99 type aircraft, landed gear up on runway 14 and is currently disabled on the runway.

Initial reports indicate the plane had a landing gear malfunction. The cause is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Medford Fire-Rescue responded, but there were no injuries reported.

The cargo plane which was coming from Portland had one pilot and one other person, according to Federal Aviation Administration.

At least two flights have already been diverted to Eugene with the runway closure.

Right now officials are seeking approval to move the aircraft which has prevented all air traffic from landing or taking off from the airport.

Original article can be found here ➤ https://ktvl.com

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