Single passenger plane forced to make an emergency landing at ECP

Local News

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — A King Air twin engine airplane reported an emergency while in flight and advised Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport’s control tower around 3:50 p.m. on Sunday.

According to a release from the airport, the plane’s nose gear collapsed upon landing.

Executive Director, Parker McClellan, said in the release their emergency teams along with other crews were able to get the plan off the runway within the hour.

One passenger was on the plane but does not have any injuries.

McClellan also said the airport had to divert a Southwest and Delta flight to Pensacola.

The runway has since opened back up.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Local News Video

13Now Severe Weather Recap for April 10th

Funky Food Fest brings the community together to build a positive place for children

Double Red Flags

Weather Forecast 4-11-2021

Gulf County experiences possible tornado

04/10 Weather Hit

More Local News

Don't Miss