Australia Tourists escape with minor injuries from Kununurra emergency landing

05:10  15 may  2018
05:10  15 may  2018 Source:

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A plane has made an emergency landing at Kununurra Airport with no landing gear.Picture: Supplied, Wesley Kipling. THE pilot of a light aircraft and his two passengers escaped injury after making an emergency landing at Kununurra Airport.

It is believed that the pilot, whose name could not be revealed, alleged that the aircraft developed a mechanical fault and he tried to make an emergency landing in a maize field. “He escaped with minor injuries again,” he said.

Awesome: Bungle Bungles from the air. © Jill Shanahan Awesome: Bungle Bungles from the air. A group of tourists had a lucky escape after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing at an airstrip at the Bungle Bungles in WA's Northwest on Monday afternoon.

Four tourists and the pilot were flown to Kununurra hospital with minor injuries while another four tourists returned to their accommodation unharmed.

Police only heard about the emergency landing after hospital staff alerted them of the injured group arriving at 9pm.

Kununurra Police officers went to the hospital to speak to those involved. They established the emergency landing took place sometime between 4:30pm and 4:50pm.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been advised of the incident.

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