Aircraft Incident at Rochester International Airport

Aircraft Incident at Rochester International Airport (RST)

UPDATE:  August 20, 2019 – 1:15 p.m.

No injuries were reported from the aircraft incident on August 20th, 2019. The aircraft has been removed from the airfield. The airport and both runways are fully operational at this time.

Thank you to the emergency personnel who responded. This is the final update on this incident.

 

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August 20, 2019 – 12:30 p.m.

ROCHESTER, MN. — At approximately noon on August 20th, 2019 a small general aviation aircraft incident occurred at Rochester International Airport (RST). There are no fatalities and those on board are being medically assessed.

Rochester Airport Fire Department, Rochester Fire Department and Gold Cross have responded. The secondary runway remains open and the airport is operational.

We cannot provide full details of the incident, because emergency personnel are currently assessing the situation. Our primary goals are to provide support to emergency personnel and to ensure safe and efficient continuation of service for our customers.

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Media Contact:

Tiana O’Connor

Marketing & Communications Manager

[email protected]

O: 507-282-2328 ext. 101

C: 507-990-3929

 

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RST Cares Award🏆 Recognizing our amazing employees who go above and beyond every day. 👏 We are thrilled to give this month's award to Adam Scrabeck with American Security! Congratulations!

Nominate an RST Team member: http://flyrst.com/contact #RSTcares #FlyLocal

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In recognition of National Aviation History Month, we thought we’d stir up some conversation about RST’s history in Rochester.✈️ DM your historic photos or tell us your "remember when" story in the comments. #FlyRST

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