Mansf Plane Crash GN MFD

Mansfield firefighters and police gather near the plane that made a "hard landing" Saturday morning. (Photo by Mike George)

One person escaped injury when a plane made what was described as a “hard landing” at Mansfield Municipal Airport Saturday morning.

The incident, reported about 9:40 a.m., involved a student pilot practicing landings, authorities said. His name was not released.