Emergency services rushed to Whanganui Airport after a light aircraft encountered a landing gear issue at midday on Friday.

The issue was resolved, sending two fire engines, an ambulance and a police car back to Whanganui.

Whanganui Airport manager Phil McBride said the incident was a non-event.

"An aircraft had a landing gear issue," McBride said.

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"Emergency services were called as a precaution, but the issue was resolved before they got here."