A twin-engine airplane’s nose wheel collapsed during a hard landing at French Valley Airport near Murrieta Wednesday, but all of the plane’s occupants walked away uninjured.
The accident occurred about 1:50 p.m. on Runway 18, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
Five engine crews were sent to the airport and found the Grumman GA-7 on the runway and the three occupants — the pilot and two passengers — outside the plane, officials said.
No one required medical attention, and none of the parties were identified.
According to the FAA, the dual-engine aircraft, bearing tail number N755GA, was manufactured in 1978 and is based in Pomona.
The reasons for the hard landing and nose gear collapse were under investigation, the agency said.
The plane was removed from the runway shortly after 3 p.m.