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Private Plane Experiences Landing Gear Failure, Skids Off Runway At Philadelphia International

By Molly Daly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There was a rough landing at Philadelphia International Airport Monday afternoon when a private plane’s landing left landing gear failed, and the aircraft slid off the runway.

Airport Spokesperson Victoria Lupica says it happened a little before 1 p.m. The pilot, the plane’s sole passenger, was uninjured.

Although the mishap led to a runway closure, Lupica says it did not impact operations.

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