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Sierra Vista airport runway shut down due to hard landing

Posted at 10:51 AM, May 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-15 20:27:39-04

The main runway of the Sierra Vista Municipal Airport closed Monday morning due to a hard landing by an airplane.

According to the Sierra Vista city Facebook page, a one-passenger charter plane landed without its landing gear deployed.

The closure is in effect until heavy equipment removes the plane.

No one was injured.