Plane involved in minor crash at Columbus airport

(Provided Photo/Columbus Fire Department)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (The Republic) – A plane was involved in a minor crash at the Columbus Municipal Airport on Sunday.

(Provided Photo/Columbus Fire Department)
(Provided Photo/Columbus Fire Department)

24-Hour News 8’s news partners at The Republic report the crash happened when the plane’s landing gear collapsed during landing shortly before 5:30 p.m.

Columbus fire officials say the plane did not catch fire and there were no injuries. Officials say the pilot was attempting to land his 1992 Stolt V-Star when the landing arm collapsed on touchdown, causing the plane to spin down the runway.

When firefighters arrived, the pilot–the only person on the plane–was exiting the aircraft.

Officials say the plane suffered significant damage. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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