Friday, March 5, 2021

‘Emergency landing’ at Chatham-Kent’s Municipal Airport

Crews responded to an incident at the Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport on Monday evening, May 25, 2020.

“Last evening, (one Chatham-Kent EMS) Paramedic Unit and Supervisor attended an incident at the Municipal Airport involving an emergency landing of an aircraft, EMS officials in Chatham-Kent tweeted.

“One patient was assessed and released with no injuries.”

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials say the call came in shortly after 9 p.m.

“Emergency crews responded to the Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport as a bi-winged plane sustained damage on the runway during the landing of the aircraft,” police officials said in a media release.

“Luckily, neither the pilot or his passenger were injured.”

The plane sustained approximately $50,000 damage, police say.

“Transport Canada has taken over the investigation,” police officials added.

Donald MacLellan, general manager of Chatham-Kent EMS, said the response was a team effort.

“Each and every day our Municipality is effectively and safely served through the great partnership and collaboration among (Chatham-Kent EMS, Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services and the Chatham-Kent Police Service.)”

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