No Injuries In Landing Gear Incident At Newnan-Coweta Airport

by Sarah Fay Campbell

A twin-engine plane had landing gear problems during landing Friday afternoon at the Newnan-Coweta County Airport - Whitlock Field.

None of the four people on board was injured, according to officials with the Federal Aviation Administration.

The gear of the aircraft, a Beech B55, collapsed after landing, according to an FAA spokesperson. The extent of the damage to the plane, if any, hasn't been determined yet, and the FAA is investigating.

The runway was cleared shortly after 6 p.m Friday.



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