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Photos: planes overturned by high winds at Concord airport

By Tori Gaines,


CONCORD, Calif. ( KRON ) — Three Cessna planes were tipped over by high winds at Buchanan Field Airport in Concord on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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The incident happened around 2 p.m., and the FAA reports that none of the planes were preparing for flight at the time. A Cessna 210 and two Cessna 172s were flipped in the incident.

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Airport officials with Contra Costa County said no one was inside the planes when they toppled over, and no one was nearby. All planes have since been secured. A photo shared by Contra Costa County Fire Department showed tow planes sitting on their nose on the tarmac.

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