Cristiano Ronaldo’s private jet crash landed at Barcelona’s El Prat airport
Current World Footballer of the Year, Cristiano Ronaldo’s private jet has crash landed at Barcelona’s El Prat airport.
According to The Sun UK, the plane crashed after the landing gear broke on impact.
Local media reports have revealed that the Real Madrid star’s plane was involved in the terrifying accident on Monday, although he is not thought to have been on board.
Eyewitnesses said the emergency services raced to the scene after the malfunction.
A runway was closed for a short time and a pilot was attended to for very minor injuries.
The undercarriage and landing gear of the 31-year-old’s plane was damaged during the crash
The football star, 31, who bought the plane for some £15million a year ago, is set to get a bumper new contract from Real Madrid.
According to The Sun UK, a source said: “The plane is normally rented by companies and it was in use by one of them.
“Cristiano Ronaldo, his family or friends were not on the plane. The incident had no major consequences.”
Ronaldo has previously posted several images of himself with the luxury jet on his Instagram page
The former Manchester United forward was in action for his Madrid side just 24 hours later in their 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund in Germany.
He is believed to have been in Dortmund preparing for the Champions League tie at the time.