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A pilot has escaped uninjured after making an emergency landing at Maitland Airport.
The 65-year-old pilot who was the only person on board the twin engine aircraft, was forced to circle the airport to burn off fuel, after encountering a landing gear issue.
The aircraft skidded off the runway and came to rest on grass. The left side of the undercarriage was damaged.
A layer of foam was sprayed on the aircraft after it came to rest.
The pilot walked from the aircraft to be assessed by an ambulance crew.
The pilot of a light plane is nervously circling Maitland Airport, after experiencing a landing gear problem.
The twin engine aircraft is circling the airfield burning off excess fuel, before an attempt is made to land. The aircraft’s landing gear is not fully extended.
A 65-year-old pilot is the only person on board.
The technical issue was noticed around nine this morning.
Fire and Rescue New South Wales is at the scene.