Nose Gear Collapses As Small Plane Lands At Central Texas Airport

A plane registered to a Central Texas flight school was damaged Tuesday when the nose gear collapsed as the pilot landed at an area airport.

(KBTX-TV photo)

COLLEGE STATION (March 26, 2013)—A single-engine Cessna 152 registered to a local flight school was damaged Tuesday afternoon when the nose gear collapsed as the pilot landed at Easterwood Airport in College Station on a flight from Temple.

The pilot, who was alone, escaped injury in the incident, which happened at around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The pilot was on a cross-country flight making touch-and-go landings, KBTX-TV in Bryan reported.

The plane is registered to Central Texas Flight Training, Inc., according to online Federal Aviation Administration records.


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