At 1230 Saturday afternoon Station 51 received all call to assist the City Of Gastonia Fire Department with a Cessna 172 who's landing gear failed to deploy. 513 responded to the airport where the pilot was circling the runway, with only 1 tire partially deployed, waiting on emergency crew to get in place. Once all units were in place the pilot made his final approach and landed the aircraft on its belly. The apparatus responded to the aircrafts final stopping position, the found the pilot was uninjured and minimal damage done to the aircraft. This was a bad situation that could not have gone better do to the pilots experience and the emergency crews on the ground. Units that responded included City Of Gastonia Ladder 4, Ladder 3, Engine 7, New Hope Fire Department Tanker 50, Union Road Fire Department Tanker 513, GEMS paramedic units, and rescue support unit.