Light Plane In Trouble Lands Safely At Mildura Airport, Australia

A light plane made an emergency landing at Mildura Airport this afternoon after complications with the landing gear. Picture: Clancy Shipsides
A LIGHT plane in difficulty landed safely at Mildura Airport about 3.10pm today.
 
A full emergency contingent was on standby on the tarmac ready to assist as required.
 
It has been revealed that the plane was an Ambulance Victoria aircraft with a pilot and a paramedic on board. 
 
Two State Emergency Service trucks were on scene, along with five Country Fire Authority tankers and at least four police cars.
 
Three Ambulance Victoria crews, including a Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance paramedic were on the ground waiting to assist.
 
It is understood the pilot was unable to tell from the cockpit whether the plane’s wheels had locked properly.
 
The plane reportedly circled the airport for 30 minutes before making a safe landing.

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