No injuries reported in small plane crash at Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is pictured on Friday, July 26, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Michelle Siu

A minor plane crash at Toronto’s island airport did not cause any injuries and is not expected to cause major delays.

A spokeswoman with Ports Toronto, which is responsible for the Billy Bishop Airport, says a small single-engine plane was trying to land on the main runway at 3 p.m., Wednesday when the nose gear collapsed.

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Jen Brailsford says the collapse caused the plane to crash, but says the one person on board was not injured.

Although airport fire crews responded to the scene as a precaution, she says the crash did not cause a blaze.

The main runway is currently closed, but Brailsford says the airport does not anticipate delays for commercial flights.

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The Transportation Safety Board has visited the scene and released it.

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