Small plane damaged during landing in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – A small plane was damaged upon landing Sunday morning in Middletown, but the pilot was not hurt.

The Middletown Fire Department responded to the airport at about 11:40 a.m. for a report of an aircraft crash.

When firefighters got there, they found that a Cessna 172 had sustained damage to its front landing gear, right wing and propeller while landing.

The pilot got out of the plane under his own power and was not hurt.

It’s not yet clear if the landing gear buckled up on landing; the incident remains under investigation.

According to a Federal Aviation Administration database, the aircraft is registered to Interstate Aviation of Plainville, Connecticut. A worker at the Interstate Aviation office had no information on the incident.

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