Landing scare

AN aircraft experiencing landing gear issues with six passengers and two crew on board landed safely in Portland after emergency services were scrambled.

The emergency landing happened just after 5.30pm on Friday at the Portland airport.

At 5.37pm on Friday a Sharp Airlines flight arriving at Portland airport reportedly suffered hydraulic problems relating to its landing gear.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau was notified and emergency services activated, including police, the State Emergency Service, Ambulance and Country Fire Authority officers.

The plane landed with no issues after the landing gear was lowered manually.

No one was injured.

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