Panama-Pacifico emergency landing

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A PLANE   that hit an animal during takeoff from Isla Contadora on Friday  September 11  had to make an emergency landing at the Panama Pacifico International Airport at the former Howard Air Force  base

The Civil Aviation Authority reported that the pilot has been treated for minor injuries. The impact damaged the landing gear, but the plane was able to land.

The aircraft involved in the incident was a twin-engine plane with a registration number HP-2500.

The authority ordered the perimeter fence around the Contadora airport reinforced earlier this year. The incident remains under investigation.