Small plane makes rough landing near the Belle Glade State Municipal Airport

BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A small engine plane made a 'rough landing' in western Palm Beach County.

It went down at 50 Gator Boulevard on the southwest side of the Belle Glade State Municipal Airport.

Fire Rescue crews were dispatched at approximately 2:06 p.m.

A spokesman said fire crews found a small aircraft that was upright with no damage to any of the fuel cells and no fuel leaks.

After making the hard landing the two-seater Aeronca Champion came to rest on its side.

Two people were on board and were not seriously hurt.


Story updated to reflect the type of plane involved in the incident.

NewsChannel 5's Tania Rogers contributed to this report.






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