Plane makes hard belly landing at airport, no injuries

Published 5:47 pm Friday, May 14, 2021

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A single-engine fixed-wing airplane made a hard belly landing late this afternoon on the runway of the Atmore Municipal Airport, according to officials.

Aiport Manager Freddie McCall said there were no injuries as a result of the landing.

McCall said landing was not as a result due to an emergency, and the Federal Aviation Administration and the NTSB are going to investigate the accident.

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According to the FAA, the plane is a 1968 Beech V-35A, and is owned by a Bay Minette man.

McCall said as of around 7:30 p.m., the runway has been reopened and normal operations have resumed.