Plane Lands Safely in Iowa After Problem Reported

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Officials say a small private plane that reported a problem with its landing gear made it safely to a Sioux City airport.

The single-engine turboprop plane carrying two people landed at Sioux Gateway Airport Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported.

The Sioux City Journal reports emergency responders were put on notice after the plane's pilot issued an alert around 8 a.m. about a potential problem with the landing gear.

Assistant Sioux City Fire Chief Pat Flynn says the equipment worked and the plane landed safely.
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