A medical flight had to belly land at Van Nuys Airport but the patient on board was taken to a hospital for treatment of previous injuries, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Photo via OnScene.TV.
A medical flight had to belly land at Van Nuys Airport but the patient on board was taken to a hospital for treatment of previous injuries, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Photo via OnScene.TV.

A medical flight aircraft with landing gear problems had to belly land at Van Nuys Airport but the patient on board was taken to a hospital for treatment of previous injuries, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

There were no injuries from the landing incident.

The belly skid landing took place about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the department’s Margaret Stewart.

There were five people on board and there were no new injuries to anyone on board, Stewart said. One person who was being taken to the Los Angeles area for medical treatment was taken to a hospital by ground ambulance for that treatment.

The plane was a King Air fixed-wing aircraft with landing gear problems, Stewart said.

—City News Service

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