Plane makes emergency landing at Ga. airport

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CHAMBLEE, Ga. - A federal official says a plane having landing gear problems made an emergency landing at DeKalb Peachtree Airport.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the plane made the emergency landing just before 5:30 p.m. on Monday. The plane, a twin-engine Cessna, was arriving from the Herbert Smart Downtown Airport in Macon. scrambled out once the plane stopped.

Bergen says the nose gear failed to deploy, causing the pilot and his passenger to land using the main gears. The nose scraped along the runway until the plane came to a stop.

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gnumbgnuts 05/25/10 - 01:09 pm
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scrambled out once the plane

scrambled out once the plane stopped. Nice....

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