03/19/12 38 W, 1 I - + 8 - 2 Small Plane Makes Hard Landing at Airport

WRAL posted this photo of a small plane that made a hard landing early this evening at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Three people were aboard. Click to slightly enlarge:

WRAL photo

Looks like a Casa 212. Nice little planes. Never landed in one tho’, only take-off’s.
Bob - 03/19/12 - 23:50

Pilot heroically kept the plane under control after critical failure of hydraulics. Well done!! Why isn’t his exceptional performance noted in the news? FAA will confirm in their mishap report, tomorrow morning.
Captain A - 03/21/12 - 18:49

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