The Ottumwa Courier

January 16, 2014

Plane lands safely in Iowa after reporting problem


Ottumwa Courier

---- — SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a small private plane that reported a problem with its landing gear made it safely to a Sioux City airport.

The single-engine turboprop plane carrying two people landed at Sioux Gateway Airport Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported.

The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1dwVhyH ) emergency responders were put on notice after the plane's pilot issued an alert around 8 a.m. about a potential problem with the landing gear.

Assistant Sioux City Fire Chief Pat Flynn says the equipment worked and the plane landed safely.

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Information from: Sioux City Journal, http://www.siouxcityjournal.com