Plane makes gear-up landing at Republic Airport

Authorities say a plane made a landing with its gear up at Republic Airport Monday evening.



There were two people aboard the Merlin SW3 twin-engine prop plane when it skidded onto Runway 19 shortly before 6 p.m.



Airport officials say the plane skidded into the main runway intersection.



All runways were closed to fixed-wing crafts as a result of the incident.



The FAA says the aircraft took off from Westchester County Airport in White Plains. The agency says it will investigate the incident.



No serious injuries were reported. The cause is not yet known.


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