Piper plane lands without gear at Paso Robles Airport

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PASO ROBLES — On Friday, Aug. 30, at approximately 1:47 p.m. the Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services responded to a report of a single-engine Piper aircraft that landed with its landing gear retracted on the main runway at the Paso Robles Airport.

First arriving firefighters found the aircraft on the runway with the single occupant out of the aircraft with no reported injuries. The main runway was closed for approximately one hour while crews worked to remove the aircraft.

One engine from Paso Robles responded along with one Cal Fire unit and the city’s airport manager. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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