Connecticut state police said a single-engine plane trying to land at Waterbury-Oxford Airport skid on the runway.
Authorities said the plane had a hard landing and when touching down, the landing gear became inoperable.
The plane then skid to a final rest on its belly, causing damage, officials said.
State police said the plane was removed from the runway and the incident is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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The Connecticut Airport Authority told NBC Connecticut that a private aircraft landed safely at approximately 11:15 a.m. after reporting an issue.
The airport was closed but has since reopened, CAA officials said.
No injuries were reported as a result of the plane crash. No additional information was immediately available.