Monday, November 16, 2020

Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian, N35KG: Incident occurred November 16, 2020 at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (KMKC), Kansas City, Missouri

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Kansas City, Missouri

Aircraft landed gear up. 

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Date: 16-NOV-20
Time: 16:35:00Z
Regis#: N35KG
Aircraft Make: PIPER
Aircraft Model: PA46
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — A gust of wind blew a small plane off the runway at Charles B. Wheeler downtown airport Monday.

According to an airport spokesperson, a Piper Meridian aircraft had landed on runway 19 around 10:30 a.m. when it reportedly caught a gust of wind, pushing the aircraft off the east side of the runway into the grass.

Two occupants on the plane were not injured.

Operations on the runway were briefly halted while crews removed the plane. The airport's other runway remained open.

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (KCTV) -- No injuries were reported after a gust of wind blew a small plane off a runway as it was landing at the Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport Monday morning.

The incident happened just after 10:30 a.m.

The pilot of the Piper Meridian turboprop single-engine plane was not injured.

The airport was shut down for all airplane traffic until the plane could be towed away.

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