Yeager Airport closed after plane lands without landing gear

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – No injuries are reported after a plane performed a landing without its landing gear at Yeager Airport.

According to a release from the airport at approximately 5:05 p.m., a twin engine Piper Aztec aircaft, Tail Number, performed a landing without landing gear after reporting an engine failure.

The pilot was the only soul onboard.

No injuries have been reported. The aircraft is currently disabled on the runway.

Yeager Airport staff are awaiting clearance from the FAA to remove the aircraft.

The airport is currently closed. Passengers should check with airlines before departing for the airport.

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