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Small plane skids off runway after landing gear collapses at Witham Field

No injuries reported
small plane skids off runway after landing gear collapse at Witham Field, Nov. 28, 2023
Posted at 11:22 AM, Nov 29, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-29 17:39:57-05

STUART, Fla. — A small plane's landing gear collapsed Tuesday night at the Stuart airport, causing it to skid off the runway.

Martin County Fire Rescue said the incident happened just after 6:40 p.m. at Witham Field.

Authorities determined the landing gear collapsed shortly after the plane touched down.

Nobody was injured, but there was a 15-gallon fuel spill.

The cause of the landing gear collapse was under investigation.