Gear failure ends in hard landing at Auburn airport

No injuries reported; runway shut down for an hour
By: Jon Schultz, Journal Staff Writer
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A small plane made a hard landing at the Auburn Municipal Airport after its landing gear did not come down, resulting in moderate damage to the plane but no injuries, a Cal Fire spokesperson said.

The airport’s runway shut down for about an hour after 1950 Beechcraft four-seater landed on it around 3:18 p.m. Monday, said Lynn Tolmachoff, Cal Fire public information officer.