Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Plane makes emergency landing at Red Wing airport

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
news Red Wing, 55066
Republican Eagle
651-388-3404 customer support
Red Wing Minnesota 2760 North Service Drive / P.O. Box 15 55066

BAY CITY - A single engine plane had to land without its gear late Friday evening at the Red Wing Airport.

The plane, piloted by Steve Hiltner, 30 of Rosemont, Minn. was attempting to land when the landing gear had reportedly failed. The plane skidded down the runway coming to a stop in the middle. Both the pilot and passenger, Corey Stever of St. Paul, were not injured.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The FAA was contacted and the plane was removed from the runway by Siewerts Towing of Red Wing to a secure location until it can be investigated by the FAA.

Assisting at the scene were the Ellsworth Fire Department, FAA along with the Red Airport staff. The crash remains under investigation by the FAA and the Pierce County Sheriff's Department

Advertisement
news@piercecountyherald.com
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness