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Single engine aircraft makes emergency landing at HIA

An emergency landing forces Harrisburg International Airport in Dauphin County to close for about an hour Thursday evening.  A single engine Beechcraft Bonanza ...

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.