UPDATE: Cape Air Plane Lands Safely after Malfunction

A Cape Air plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Barnstable Municipal Airport after experiencing landing gear issues.

The Cape Air pilot radioed for help due to a problem with the landing gear around 12:30 p.m. today, according to the Cape Cod Times. The pilot also later reported smoke in the plane’s cockpit.

The runway was shut down for a short time and the Hyannis Fire Department responded to the scene. The plane was able to lower the landing gear and land safely.

No one was injured during the incident. The passengers were able to board another plane and continue to their destination.


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