Small plane skids off runway at Pemberton airport 

Pilot was attempting 'touch-and-go' landing common when learning to fly

click to enlarge FILE PHOTO - The Pemberton Regional Airport.
  • File photo
  • The Pemberton Regional Airport.

No one was injured after a small plane skidded off the runway of the Pemberton Regional Airport last week, police said in a release.

At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, Pemberton RCMP was called to the airport after the Cessna 172 flying from Abbotsford slid off the runway while attempting a “touch-and-go” landing, a common manoeuvre when learning to fly. The plane was occupied by a flight instructor and two students.

No one was injured.

The RCMP and Transportation Safety Board continued to investigate.

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