A PLANE crashed at North Eleuthera airport on Saturday morning after problems with its landing gear, forcing the airport to close for three hours. There were no reported injuries.
The Department of Civil Aviation confirmed a Piper Aerostar N60PA was involved in a "gear up" incident around 10.50am which resulting in it crash landing. The aircraft was en route from the Bight, Cat Island, with two people on board. The airport was closed until the aircraft was removed from the runway, which was reopened around 2.40pm.
The Department of Civil Aviation is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.