Emergency Landing in St. Louis

Thursday, May 2, 2013
By George Hatcher

On May 1, 2013, at Spirit of St. Louis Airport, a single engine Cessna Centurion made a belly landing.

The pilot landed, and suffered a landing gear emergency. Though the landing gear collapsed, the pilot made a belly landing on the runway without any destructive acrobatics.

The FAA is investigating.

On May 1, three other Cessna’s suffered issues:
-Cessna gear collapsed on rollout in Oakland CA
-Cessna landed gear up in Missouri
-Cessna towing banner flipped over off Louisiana runway, one minor injury

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