Plane makes hard landing at Kalispell, 2 injured

KALISPELL - A twin-engine airplane carrying five passengers made a hard landing at Glacier Park International Airport near Kalispell, injuring two people on board.

Airport director Cindi Martin says the Beech Baron arrived shortly after 9 a.m. Monday, made a hard landing and veered off the side of the runway.

One of the passengers was seriously injured and another suffered minor injuries. Both were taken to Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

Martin said officials from the Federal Aviation Administration were expected to arrive Monday to begin an investigation.

FAA records indicate the airplane is registered to KSZT LLC in Sandpoint, Idaho. Air Idaho Charters of Sandpoint has a photo of the plane on its website. A phone message left with the company Monday was not immediately returned.

Plane makes hard landing at Kalispell, 2 injured, The Billings Gazette. December 9, 2013.