Plane Makes Hard Landing at El Cajon Field

A single-engine plane made a hard landing at Gillespie Field in El Cajon on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters said the plane landed on the runway, but as it rolled to an abrupt stop, the nose of the plane rammed down into the concrete. The crash landing was reported at 3:30 Tuesday.

Both people inside were out of the plane by the time Heartland Fire crews arrived. Neither were injured, bu there was a minor fuel leak reported, according to the city of El Cajon.

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