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Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing At Mather Field

MATHER (CBS13) -- Sacramento Metro Fire Airport Rescue And Fire Fighting crews responded at Mather Field just before 2 P.M. on Sunday afternoon to a report of an aircraft that had declared an in-flight emergency.

Sacramento Metro Fire spokesman Chris Vestal says that the aircraft was able to land at Mather and that 2 people on board the aircraft were able to safely get out of the aircraft and were not injured.

The aircraft, a Piper PA-24 made a "gear-up" landing on runway 22R according to FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer.

The Piper PA-24 Comanche is a small single engine, general aviation aircraft that is commonly used for pilot training as well as personal travel.

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