Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 20, 2012

Small plane crash lands in Roanoke, no injuries


Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. — A twin-engine plane crash landed at Roanoke Regional Airport after its landing gear malfunctioned.

Airport spokeswoman Sherry Wallace says none of the four people aboard the private King Air was injured.

Wallace tells media outlets that the landing gear collapsed as the plane touched down Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred at an intersection of the airport’s two runways. Both runways are closed while the airplane is removed.