Airplane makes emergency landing at Mid-Carolina Regional Airport

Published 10:08 pm Friday, June 29, 2018

SALISBURY — An airplane made a hard crash landing Friday at Mid-Carolina Regional Airport, spilling an unknown amount of fuel onto the ground.

The crash occurred just before 4:30 p.m. at 3670 Airport Loop.

Fire officials reported that all passengers were able to get out safely. No injuries were reported, and there was no fire.

Multiple fire departments responded to the crash.

Crews used foam to contain the fuel spill.

Fire crews remained at the scene to remove the fuel.

Fire officials said the plane’s engine malfunctioned.

— Shavonne Walker