Crews respond to plane crash at airport in Marion, Ill.

Crews respond to plane crash at airport in Marion, Ill.

MARION, Ill. (KFVS) - Crews responded to a plane crash at the airport on Friday, August 7.

According to Bryn O’Neil, maintenance supervisor at the Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois, a plane’s landing gear collapsed around 2 p.m.

He called it a “low-speed” crash. No one was injured.

According to Tony Molinaro, Great Lakes spokesperson for the FAA, the preliminary report showed a single-engine CubCrafter Cub EX landed on Runway 11 after its right, main gear collapsed.

He said the aircraft has substantial damage.

The Williamson County Fire Protection District responded.

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