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Biplane skids off runway at South Bay's Brown Field

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 19:25:15-04

OTAY MESA, Calif. (KGTV) - A vintage biplane had an emergency at a South Bay airport Tuesday, sending it skidding off the runway and onto its nose.

The incident with the single-engine Stearman plane was reported at Brown Field Municipal Airport, 1424 Continental St.

The pilot and one passenger were on board but escaped without injury, San Diego Fire-Rescue Chief Colin Stowell reported on twitter. The plane had minor damage.

Stowell tweeted that the FAA and NTSB were notified about the crash to investigate its cause.

City News Service contributed to this report.