Posted 10 months ago
By North Platte Police Department
On 01-27-13 at 2:20 PM the North Platte 911 Center received a call that a Great Lakes Beach Craft 1900 with 17 passengers on board was unable to deploy landing gear to land at Lee Bird Field. The aircraft circled the airfield while emergency crews were dispatched and arrived at the scene. It is believed that the pilots were able to manually deploy the landing gear and the aircraft landing safely. As of 3:00 PM the passengers were being unloaded from the aircraft and no one had been transported to the hospital for treatment.