Fire officials say an emergency was declared for a small airplane that was trying to land at the Chattanooga Airport on Tuesday.

It happened shortly after 3:30 p.m.

Chattanooga Fire Department spokesperson Capt. Chuck Hartung says three people were on board the plane.

Capt. Hartung says the plane ultimately landed safely.

A photo sent to our newsroom by a Channel 3 viewer shows the plane ran off the runway after landing.

No one was hurt.

Details of the emergency with the plane have not been released at this time.

Airport officials say the incident caused a delay for other flights, but say they are now back on schedule.

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