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Posted at 8:34 PM ET, 02/21/2011

Plane carrying 6 lands short of runway

By Annie Gowen

A small plane carrying six people landed short of the runway at the Montgomery County Airpark Monday evening, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue officials said.

Assistant Chief Scott Graham said that four adults and two children were riding in the aircraft when it landed just short of a runway in a grassy field shortly before 8 p.m. No injuries were reported.

Graham said he did not know if the weather was a factor.

By Annie Gowen  | February 21, 2011; 8:34 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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