Private plane crashes at McGhee-Tyson airport, no injuries reported

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(WATE)- Officials at McGhee-Tyson Airport in Alcoa confirmed a small plane crash on their runway Tuesday.

According to McGhee-Tyson Airport officials, a small private plane crashed after an issue with the plane’s landing gear. The plane slid on the runway before coming to a stop in the grass. 

No injuries have been reported. The runway will be closed for 2 1/2 hours while crews work to remove the plane. 

This is a developing story. 

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