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Plane's Landing Gear Fails During Takeoff at Nantucket Airport

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    Plane's Landing Gear Fails During Takeoff at Nantucket Airport
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    Crews respond to a private plane's emergency situation at Nantucket Airport

    The Nantucket Memorial Airport was closed down Wednesday morning due to an emergency situation involving a private plane.

    Nantucket police said that a twin engine aircraft had taken off and landed back down hard around 7:24 a.m.

    Police said that the male pilot was seen standing outside of the aircraft. Nobody else was on board during the incident. 

    The pilot was taken to a local hospital for his minor injuries, according to state police.

    The airport was reopened later in morning.


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