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Small plane crash lands at Harrisburg International Airport

Written by The Associated Press | Aug 16, 2013 4:31 AM
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(Middletown) -- A small plane has crash-landed at Harrisburg International Airport, skidding across the airport's lone runway on its belly and forcing the runway to close temporarily.

Airport spokesman Scott Miller says the pilot was the only person aboard the single-engine plane Thursday night and is uninjured.

Miller says the plane had an issue with its landing gear.

The crash landing happened between 7 and 7:30 p.m.

The runway was then closed because the plane was blocking part it.

The runway reopened about 8:15 p.m.

The crash landing is being investigated.

The airport is served by several major airlines.

It says it handles about 100 flights daily to 15 non-stop destinations.

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