New video has emerged of the crash at LaGuardia airport, New York, on Monday 22nd July.
The landing gear collapsed on landing. 10 minor injuries, 6 people briefly hospitalized. There were no indications of any problems on approach, however the plane was delayed before takeoff in Nashville, Tenn., due to tire problems.
UPDATE: This incident was caused by a nose-down landing resulting in the front landing gear collapsing, and the plane skidding to a stop. This plane is designed to land nose-up, with the rear, more sturdy, landing gear taking the brunt of the impact. Whether pilot error was the cause is still being investigated, however in my opinion it seems likely.
In: Regional News
Tags: southwest airlines, b737, crash
Location: Queens, New York, United States (load item map)
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