• Plane crash-lands at Herlong Recreational Airport

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    DUVAL COUNTY, Fla. - A plane crashed landed at the Herlong Recreational Airport Tuesday morning. 

    The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Debbie Jones from the Jacksonville Aviation Authority said the pilot of a privately owned T-34 single-engine plane forgot to lower his landing gear. 


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    No one was injured and the runway was not damaged, Jones said.

    "I just felt bad for the guy, because I know as a pilot, you know you're better than that and you shouldn't have done it," said Flight Instructor A-cent Aviation Sage Foster. 


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    Crews were also out inspecting plane.

    The airport is located on Normandy Boulevard on Jacksonville's Westside. It is a recreational airport for light sport aircraft, skydiving, gliders and other experimental aircraft.

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