Passengers on a six-sitter aircraft escaped injuries from a mishap at Canefield airport Sunday.
The aircraft, operated by Bevin Air Services, ran off the southern end of the runway upon landing at the airport.
According to Minister responsible for Ports Rayburn Blackmoore it was not clear at the time what triggered the incident.
“Upon speaking to the pilot I was advised that it had nothing to do with weather conditions or the field conditions at the time,” he said. “The plane landed alright and then suddenly it collapsed towards the right hand side and they tried to bring it to a halt.”
Blackmore continue, “It didn’t appear at that point that there was some problem with the landing gear towards the right hand side of the plane.”
He said the aircraft was not damaged significantly as a result of the mishap and has expressed contentment that “there was no injury to the four passengers including the pilot”.
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