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Pilot OK After Rough Landing At RDU Airport

Posted September 28, 2005

— A pilot escaped injury Wednesday after a rough landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

The nose of a Cessna 172 aircraft collapsed while it was taxiing on one of RDU's runways at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The incident shut down the airport's main runway for about 10 minutes.

The pilot was the only person on board.


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