19th November 2018
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Emergency services called following Fair Isle plane trouble

Fair Isle airport was briefly closed on Wednesday morning when the undercarriage of an aircraft carrying six people broke on the runway.

A fire service spokesman said the call was received at 11.29am, there were no injuries and everyone was taken to safety.

It is understood it was light, private aircraft.

The runway was cleared by 1pm.

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