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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.

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