MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department investigated a small plane crash at Timmerman Field Friday morning. The plane was on the runway, on its nose.
Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Communications said they received a report that a white Beechcraft King Air twin engine propeller plane had crashed on a runway
Once on scene, responders learned that no one was trapped, and the plane was not on fire.
The sole occupant, the pilot, was not injured. The nose was on the ground and the propellers were severely damaged.
He said after he took off from Timmerman Field he was alerted of a nose landing gear malfunction. He then circled the airport to manually lower the nose landing gear, and eventually attempted to land.
During the landing the planes nose hit the ground and skidded 954 feet before coming to a stop.