[BREAKING] Plane crash lands at Hamiltion Airport

A light aircraft has crash landed and tipped at Hamilton Airport after somehow losing one of its wheels mid-flight.

Police said the two occupants were uninjured.

Details remain sketchy, however airport chief executive Mark Morgan confirmed the facility was in “full emergency” mode and emergency services had been scrambled shortly before midday.

A Fairfax reporter at the scene watched the pilot of the small plane attempt to land at least once before abandoning the attempt at the last minute and circling the area.

When it finally came into land, it appeared to tip as one wing went upwards.

Two puffs of black smoke escaped into the air, with emergency services covering the plane in white foam.

The incident is known as a wing strike when one of the aircraft wings hits the ground, due to the plane being off balance.

H/T Stuff

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