Pilot unable to lower landing gear safely lands at Orlando airport

ORLANDO, Fla. — A pilot safely landed a single-engine plane at Orlando Executive Airport Saturday afternoon despite being unable to lower the aircraft's landing gear, the Orlando Fire Department said.

Firefighters said the pilot noticed a landing-gear indicator light was on while he initially attempted to land.

The pilot, who reported having 30 minutes’ worth of fuel left, circled the airport.

The plane landed at about 2:45 p.m., firefighters said.

Firefighters staged at the airport as a precaution.

Only one person was aboard the plane, officials said.

No injuries were reported.