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No one hurt as small plane crashes at Deer Lake airport


A single-egine aircraft crash landed on the runway at Deer Lake Regional Airport Saturday morning.

DEER LAKE The nose of a single-engine plane collided with the runway as it made a landing at Deer Lake Regional Airport Saturday morning.

According to a press release issued by the Deer Lake detachment of the RCMP, the incident was reported around 9:30 a.m.

The pilot of the plane was the aircarft's only occupant and was not injured.

The accident resulted in the closure of the airport to airline traffic for a brief period of time to allow for the removal of the plane from the runway.

The cause of the collision is being investigated.

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