Planes overturned by winds at Concord airport

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Three Cessna planes were overturned by high winds at Buchanan Field Airport in Concord on Tuesday afternoon. 

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the incident occurred around 2 p.m., and the FAA reports that none of the planes were preparing to fly at the time. 

A Cessna 210 and two Cessna 172s were flipped in the incident.

Airport officials said no one was inside the planes when they tipped over and no one was nearby. All planes have been secured. 


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