Airplane Crashes at Perry Airport After Landing Gear Collapses on Runway

July 22, 2022

Jul. 21—A small plane crashed at the Perry Airport on Wednesday, the Perry Police Department said.

The plane was carrying a pilot and one passenger, but no one was seriously hurt in the crash.

The plane, a Colombia 350, crashed on the runway at around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The pilot, Timothy Antaya of New Hampshire, said the landing gear collapsed while on the runway during a landing.

Antaya was checked by Houston County EMS responders, but was not hurt. The passenger, Perry native Shrad Amrit, was uninjured.

The plane sustained significant damage and the incident is being investigated by the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board.

This story was originally published July 21, 2022 11:12 AM.


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