Cessna lands on belly at Downtown Airport - KCTV5

Cessna lands on belly at Downtown Airport

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A Cessna plane landed safely on its belly at the Downtown Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

The plane made the emergency landing about 5:45 p.m. The pilot was able to walk away, airport spokesman Joe McBride said.

The Cessna experienced a landing gear issue.

McBride said a blanket of foam covered the plane as a precaution.

The pilot was the only occupant of the plane. The onboard fuel did not ignite.

The airport was closed as a result.

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