From Candler County Sheriff's Office: An aircraft had to make a belly landing at the Metter Municipal Airport today due to a mechanical issue. The pilot landed the aircraft safely.

There was an excellent display of teamwork from those who assisted with the incident. We would like to sincerely thank the following for helping out today. GREAT JOB!!

Metter Police DepartmentGeorgia Department of Public Safety,Bulloch County Sheriff's OfficeAirEvac Lifeteam Statesboro GA,Metter Fire and RescueCandler County EmsRandy's Wrecker & Service CenterGeorgia Department of Transportation, GA Champs, Metter-Candler Airport Authority, John Jones, Doctor Casey Spivey, Commissioner Brad Jones, and many others.

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