Photo: Plane crash landing closes airport

Bret Waelterman
Graphics Editor

planecrashAug21

a single engine plane crash landed do to a landing gear failure Friday, Aug. 21, in Chesterfield at the Spirit of St. Louis airport about 3 p.m. Photos by Bret Waelterman

 No one was hurt when a single engine plane crash landed due to a landing gear failure Friday, Aug. 21,  in Chesterfield at the Spirit of St. Louis airport about 3 p.m.

The plane was lifted out with the crane, and it took about 3 hours to get off the runway.

The airport closed for about a hour and a half.



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