Emergency incident at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Emergency landing
Emergency landing(BFRSD)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 3:51 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2021 at 6:45 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - No one was hurt Wednesday afternoon during an incident involving a small plane at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.

According to airport spokesperson Candace O’Neal, an incident left a small, light twin engine, six seat airplane disabled on the main runway.

The plane was stuck for more than an hour. Crews used a crane and huge tow truck to move it. The runway was reopened a few hours later. No injuries were reported.

No official word on how many people were on board.

Emergency landing
Emergency landing(BFRSD)

Runway 624 is temporarily closed while crews towed the plane away. Runway 1836 was open.

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