Aircraft lands hard at Arlington Municipal Airport

Arlington – Arlington emergency personnel responded to reports of an aircraft that landed hard at Arlington Municipal Airport shortly before 6 p.m. June 16. The two occupants of the Dornier Alpha Jet, a twin-engine German jet strike aircraft, walked away from the aircraft with no injuries. A minor fuel leak was stopped by Arlington Fire Department personnel after the incident.

The FAA and NTSB will be at Arlington Airport June 17 to investigate the cause of the incident. The main north-south runway at the airport was closed until the aircraft was removed from the scene.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the Sep 24
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.