No injuries after small plane crash-lands at Chesterfield Airport

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — No one was injured after a small plane crashed on the runway of the Chesterfield Airport Wednesday morning.

According to Virginia State Police, a single engine Piper aircraft had taken off the from the Chesterfield Airport and completed its flight and was coming back to land. Upon touching down, the landing gear collapsed, causing the aircraft to slide to a stop.

The fuselage and propeller were damaged, although the pilot – who was the occupant – was not injured.

The FAA, which responded to the scene, and the NTSB were notified.

The crash remains under investigation.

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