Skid

Crews work on removing a Piper Arrow from mid-field of the Albany airport Wednesday afternoon after a student pilot skidded off the runway while touching down. 

Mark Ylen, Mid-Valley Media

A Piper Arrow skidded off the runway Wednesday morning at Albany Municipal Airport. According to Infinite Air Center manager Tony Hann, the Corvallis-based student pilot retracted the manually-controlled landing gear at the last minute while approaching for landing at about 10:30 a.m. Nobody was injured in the incident.

Contact reporter Neil Zawicki at 541-812-6099 or neil.zawicki@lee.net

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