PRESQUE ISLE — Officials say no one was seriously hurt when an airplane made an emergency landing at the Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle.

A twin-engine Wiggins Airways cargo plane carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service made a belly landing after its landing gear failed.

WAGM-TV reports that pilot Eric Albright circled the airport to burn off fuel before landing at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Video shows the plane making a smooth landing and skidding on the runway. The fire department laid down foam to prevent a fire.

The airport was shut down for several hours. The pilot was taken to The Aroostook Medical Center to be checked out.


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