Training aircraft incident disrupts Malaysia's Malacca airport-Xinhua

Training aircraft incident disrupts Malaysia's Malacca airport

Source: Xinhua| 2024-01-23 19:31:45|Editor: huaxia

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- An incident involving a training aircraft temporarily disrupted operations at the Malacca International Airport in Malaysia's southern state of Malacca on Tuesday, officials said.

The aircraft, a Piper PA-28-181 operated by the International Aero Training Academy, saw its nose wheel collapse as it landed at the airport at 3:07 p.m. local time, the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia said in a statement.

"There was one trainee pilot on board and no casualties were reported. The aircraft was removed at 3:35 p.m. and towed into the nearby hangar. The airport resumed normal operations at 4:12 p.m. after all safety inspections (were) completed," it said.