TAMPA - Delta airline flight 2391 from John F. Kennedy airport in New York to Tampa International had a rough landing Saturday night.
Officials say the plane experienced a technical issue when it started to prepare for landing.
According to Janet Zink with TIA, the landing gear doors under the plane did not close after the wheels dropped down.
The plane landed with the landing gear doors down causing debris to litter the airports 19R runway. The runway was closed for an hour and a half as a precaution while crews worked to clean up any debris.
No flights were disrupted during that time. TIA used an alternate runway for main services.
The plane was towed back to its arrival gate.
Delta spokeswoman, Betsy Talton, reported 140 people were on board the flight. No one was injured.
“The aircraft landed safely, but the right gear door was damaged,” Talton said.
The door was repaired and the plane was back in service Sunday.
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