Plane makes emergency landing at Bobby L. Chain Airport | News
A twin engine airplane was able to make a successful emergency landing at the Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport this afternoon after experiencing difficulty with one of it’s landing gears.
At approximately 4 p.m. this afternoon, Hattiesburg Police Department was alerted that an inbound plane having landing gear problems was going to have to make an emergency landing at the airport, after the pilot had made several passes over the airport trying to lower the third landing gear.
According to Lt. Jon Traxler, HPD's public informations officer, the pilot of the plane was able to get down on two landing gears, then one wing, and the plane came to rest in the grass just off of the landing strip.
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