An emergency landing forces Harrisburg International Airport in Dauphin County to close for about an hour Thursday evening. A single engine Beechcraft Bonanza declared an emergency when the pilot couldn’t get his landing gear down. The incident began at about 7:15 pm.
The pilot safely made a wheels up belly landing but the aircraft skidded off the runway before coming to a halt. The airport closed while emergency crews removed the aircraft. The pilot was not injured. Flight operations resumed at about 8:15 pm.
The name of the pilot was not released. The FAA will examine the aircraft.