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Small plane flips after hard landing at Bentonville Municipal Airport

A single-engine plane blew a tire out while landing at the Bentonville Municipal Airport.
Credit: KFSM

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Emergency crews responded to the Bentonville Municipal Airport after a small plane blew a tire while landing.

According to airport manager Charles Chadwick, it was a single-engine plane that can seat two people.

Chadwick says the plane's front tire blew out during the landing. The tire dug into the ground and the plane flipped over.

No one was injured and the runway has been cleared.

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