December 5, 2023
Gillespie Discipline tower. Picture courtesy San Diego Division of Public Works

A personal pilot escaped harm Wednesday when the touchdown gear on the sunshine plane he was flying collapsed throughout a touchdown at Gillespie Discipline, authorities reported.

The onerous touchdown on the general-aviation airport in northern El Cajon occurred at about 11 a.m., mentioned Andy McKellar, spokesman for Heartland Fireplace & Rescue.

The pilot of the classic single-seat airplane was capable of stroll away from the accident, which didn’t lead to a fireplace or gas spill, McKellar mentioned.

–Metropolis Information Service