The NFTA has informed Channel3 NOW that a small (non-commercial) aircraft conducted an emergency landing due to the rear door falling off while in flight.
The plane successfully landed shortly before 6 p.m. today at Signature Aviation.
Small plane rear door fell off of the aircraft while midair in Buffalo. The door may possibly be found in the Losson Road vicinity, although it could be situated anywhere in Cheektowaga.https://t.co/t4vdj6rseW pic.twitter.com/FPMjIEbIYZ— Channel3 Now (@channel3nownews) February 13, 2024
The number of occupants onboard is currently unknown.
As per the source, please inspect both your front and back yards for an airplane door that has fallen off a large aircraft.
The door may possibly be found in the Losson Road vicinity, although it could be situated anywhere in Cheektowaga. If you discover the door, please contact 911 promptly.
The aircraft experienced the detachment of its rear door while approaching Buffalo International Airport.
This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.