Isle Of Man / Ellan Vannin

Passenger plane crash-lands at Ronaldsway Airport

A passenger plane crash-landed as it flew into Ronaldsway Airport on the Isle of Man on Thursday night.

The undercarriage of the aircraft from Leeds Bradford airport collapsed and the aircraft skidded off the runway.

The 12 passengers and two crew members were unhurt in the accident, just before 18:00 GMT. The airport was closed for 50 minutes.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch is looking into the cause.

A statement from Manx2.com said: "A Jetstream 31 aircraft GCCPW operated by Links Air, on behalf of Manx2.com, suffered a problem with the right-hand undercarriage after landing."

One passenger said on Twitter: "My Manx2 plane just crashed landing in Isle of Man. We all walked off OK."

The statement said engineers from Links Air would also be investigating the cause.

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