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Plane lands at Regina International Airport without deploying landing gear

A private Piper aircraft landed on Regina International Airport's main runway without deploying its landing gear on Tuesday morning. Adrian Raaber / Global News

A small aircraft landed on the main runway of Regina International Airport without deploying its landing gear early Tuesday morning.

Jams Bogusz, Regina Airport Authority president and CEO, said it was a private Piper aircraft and that it happened at about 10:30 a.m.

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He said the pilot was the only person aboard the aircraft and did not suffer any injuries.

The pilot of the plane did not suffer any injuries. Adrian Raaber / Global News

“On-site firefighters responded immediately. The Transportation Safety Board cleared the plane to be towed away and it was removed from the main runaway just before 1 p.m.,” Bogusz said.

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Bogusz said it’s unclear what went wrong and that no flights were delayed due to the landing.