Time Incident Posted: 20:30

Incident Date: 19/12/2016

Incident Location: Incident Location: East Midlands Airport Castle Donington

Incident Number: 18789

Incident Type: Aircraft in distress

Initial Emergency Call Received: 20:12

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 pump from Castle Donington, 1 pump from Loughborough, 1 pump from Ashby, Command Support vehicle from Shepshed.

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: NA

Believed Cause:

Initial Information: Information received from Police reporting incoming light aircraft, 1 soul onboard, aircraft has believed undercarriage problem

Updated Incident Information: On arrival incident commander confirmed incoming light aircraft, 1 soul onboard with believed under carriage problem.
Aircraft has done a flyby and undercarriage has been inspected and looks to be down.
Fire Service standing by awaiting arrival of aircraft.
STOP message 20:39hrs - Aircraft landed safely, no action required by Fire Service.

Public Statement Issued:


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