Cessna crash lands at Brisbane's Archerfield Airport

A light plane had a
A light plane had a "heavy landing" at Archerfield Airport on Wednesday, February 18. Photo: Penny Dahl, Australian Traffic Network

A PILOT walked away from a rough landing at Archerfield Airport that left a light plane on its side on Wednesday morning.

Archerfield Airport Corporation spokeswoman Kerry Reeves said the pilot of the plane, a Cessna 162, was not injured.

"The main runway of the airport is open to aircraft," she said.

"AAC has notified appropriate authorities and they will investigate the incident, which occurred before the control tower began operating at 7am.

"The aircraft left the runway and clipped a fence, and is extensively damaged."

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