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Plane's landing gear collapses at Gainesville airport

No injuries reported

Credit: Gainesville Fire Rescue
Credit: Gainesville Fire Rescue (Gainesville Fire Rescue)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A small passenger plane's front landing gear collapsed while landing, causing the plane to skid on the runway at the Gainesville Regional Airport, authorities said. 

It happened just after 5 p.m. Monday

According to Gainesville Fire Rescue, two people were on board the single-engine plane, but no injuries were reported. The plane sustained minor damage.

GFR told WCJB-TV that a small amount of hydraulic fluid leaked, but was easily cleaned up. Normal airport operations were able to quickly resume.                       


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