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91 Year-Old Pilot Lands Plane With No Landing Gear

9:23 PM, Apr 17, 2013   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, Florida -- Officials say a 91-year-old pilot is safe after landing his plane on its belly at Albert Whitted Airport Wednesday afternoon.

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue says Henry Van Kesteren radioed shortly before noon that his plane was having landing gear issues.

Van Kesteren was eventually able to guide his Piper PA-30 down onto the runway without the landing gear lowered.

The pilot, who was the only person on board, was uninjured.

 

Source: WTSP

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