Plane's Landing Gear Collapses At McAllen Airport


POSTED: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 3:32pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 8:28am

MCALLEN- No one was hurt when a small plane's landing gear collapsed Wednesday morning while landing at Miller Airport in McAllen.

Four people were on board on a Cessna 206 plane, while it crashed on the main runway. The main landing strip was closed for about two hours and flights were delayed and diverted to other Upper Valley airports, while crews secured the area as a safety precaution.

There's no word on where the plane was coming from, but airport officials say it's plates are registered in Mexico.

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