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Landing gear fails, pilot escapes injury in crash at Clearwater Airpark

A pilot escaped injury when his landing gear collapsed at Clearwater Airpark on Jan. 27, 2017. [Clearwater Fire Rescue]
A pilot escaped injury when his landing gear collapsed at Clearwater Airpark on Jan. 27, 2017. [Clearwater Fire Rescue]
Published Jan. 27, 2017

A pilot escaped injury Friday morning when his landing gear collapsed at Clearwater Airpark.

According to Clearwater rescue officials, the landing gear on the Beechcraft Bonanza plane collapsed upon landing at 10:45 a.m. at the airpark, at 1000 N Hercules Ave.

The pilot, who was the only person on board, was not injured, officials said.