3 planes damaged by hail at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

3 planes damaged by hail at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport

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Hail damage to right wing of Cessna 402 Hail damage to right wing of Cessna 402
Golf ball hail damage on right wing of Cessna 402 Golf ball hail damage on right wing of Cessna 402
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Cape Air Cessna 402 hail damage Cape Air Cessna 402 hail damage

Storms on Friday night damaged three planes at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport.

According to the Airport manager Bruce Loy, a Cape Air Cessna 402 has some hail damage to the right wing of the aircraft. 

The aircraft landed 30 minutes before the storm hit, but the plane didn't make it into the hanger. It was too windy at the airport to open the hanger door at that time.

Crews at the airport say the damage to the Cape Air Cessna is minor, but the plane will be out of commission until the damage is repaired.  The aircraft has to be repaired before it is allowed to fly again.

The Cape Air Cessna 402 is a commercial plane that takes passengers from the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport to St. Louis. 

Loy says two other planes, a Citation Jet and a private, have some hail damage.  It is unknown whether there was damage to any hangers at the airport.

Golf ball size hail fell at the airport during the severe storms on Friday evening.

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