Plane makes emergency landing on belly in Warsaw, airport on lockdown (PHOTOS)

Plane makes emergency landing on belly in Warsaw, airport on lockdown (PHOTOS)

Emergency services were called to the scene after aPolish Airlines flight from Krakow to Warsaw reported landing gear issues to ground control. The son of one of the passengers, Martin Ino, tweeted a picture of the plane prone on the tarmac while firefighters sprayed fire retardant around the cabin.

Posting to Twitter, Chopin Airport confirmed theincident but said no injuries had been reported.

A passenger aboard another flight posted footage of the tarmac to Instagram. In the accompanying post, the passenger said that his Ryanair flight had been scheduled to take off from Chopin at 7:40pm local time. He also said that all services in and out of the airport have been postponed as the plane has come to a stop across both runways.

Jakby?cie pytali, gdzie jestem... O 19.40 mia?em odlecie? #RyanAir do Szczecina. Po awaryjnym l?dowaniu samolotu z Krakowa lotnisko zamkni?te... na cztery godziny. Trwa akcja s?u?b. Problem jest taki, ?e samolot zatrzyma? si? na obu pasach. #airport #instaflying #instafly #chopinairport #warsaw

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A similar incident occurred in December when pilots of another Polish Airlines flight reported issues with its landing gear during a descent into Warsaw. Fortunately, the pilot managed to release the landing gear at the last moment. Emergency services were in attendance at the scene, according to AirLive.

Published time: 2018-01-10 23:01:00