Pilot crash lands light plane on its nose at Bankstown Airport

A pilot has emerged unscathed after crash landing a light plane on its nose at Bankstown Airport.

Pilot crash lands light plane on its nose at Bankstown Airport

A pilot has emerged unscathed after crash landing a light plane on its nose at Bankstown Airport.

The American Champion Scout model plane came to a crashing halt around 9am today.

Plane makes emergency landing at Bankstown Airport.

The 51-year-old pilot told paramedics he caught a sudden tailwind while coming in to land.

The rented aircraft, used by a local aeroclub, was towed from the runway.

"We suspect he'll make a full recovery, he's just been transported as a precaution with some suspected spinal injuries," NSW Ambulance's Andrew Pinney told 9News.

"He knew that he was very lucky today."

The 51-year-old pilot of the plane managed to escape with minor injuries.
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