Plane in landing scare at airport

Last updated 08:52 21/01/2014
Nelson airport
ALDEN WILLIAMS/FAIRFAX NZ

SAFE LANDING: Emergency services were on hand at Nelson Airport to monitor the landing of a Beechcraft King Air B200 on Tuesday morning.

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A light plane with an undercarriage problem was able to land at Nelson Airport yesterday morning.

Fire, police and ambulance services were on standby at 8am during the alert.

The Beech Super King Air plane is privately owned.

Nelson Airport manager Kaye McNabb said the aircraft landed as planned and had moved off the runway.

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