Sunday, January 6, 2019

Cessna T210M Turbo Centurion II, N1237M: Incident occurred January 06, 2019 at Bishop International Airport (KFNT), Flint, Genesee County, Michigan

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FLINT, MICHIGAN – Four people aboard a private plane escaped injury Sunday afternoon during an emergency landing at Bishop International Airport in Flint.

Airport police and fire personnel were notified around 4 p.m. Sunday, January 6th of a Cessna T210M Turbo Centurion II with a potential landing gear issue in the area of the airport off West Bristol Road.

Pat Corfman, Bishop International Airport spokeswoman, said the landing gear may have collapsed on the plane carrying four people, including the pilot, and approximately 75 gallons of fuel.

The plane could be seen partially on its side at the west end of a runway. All four people exited the plane without injury and were escorted to the Avflint Flint, Corfman said.

No information was immediately available on where the plane was coming from or its scheduled destination.

One runway was closed to allow for the incident to be cleared, but Corfman said it has not caused delays or cancellations at the airport.

Flint police, Flint Township police, and Genesee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to assist Bishop Airport first responders at the scene.

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