Single Engine Plane Makes Nose-First Emergency Landing on Cape Cod

The pilot reported a problem with his nose-gear, FAA says

A pilot make a nose-first emergency landing at a Cape Cod airport after reporting a problem with his nose gear, according to officials.

Authorities say the pilot, who hasn't been identified and was the only person on board, was flying a Beechcraft Bonanza BE 35 Monday afternoon to Nantucket Municipal Airport and noticed a problem with the plane's nose-gear, then called to asked to be diverted to Hyannis' Barnstable Municipal Airport.

FAA says the plane landed safely around 3:20 p.m. without its nose wheel down, scraping the bottom of the nose of the plane and damaging one prop.

The agency says it's investigation with the NTSB. 

There were no reported injuries.

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