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A Southwest Airlines flight remains on runway 4 after the plane's landing gear collapsed shortly after touching down on the runway, at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Report: Plane Was Almost On Ground When Pilot Took Control At LaGuardia

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officers just 400 feet from the ground, according to a report Tuesday.

08/06/2013

Southwest Airlines Flight 345 landed without nose gear at LaGuardia Airport Monday, prompting a shutdown of the airport. (Credit: Richard Strauss)

Major Delays At LaGuardia Following Southwest Plane’s Landing Mishap

Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.

07/22/2013

A police officer stands in front of the building on Park Place in lower Manhattan where a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the September 11 attacks has been discovered on April 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Plane Wreckage Found Near WTC Site Is Wing Gear

Boeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.

04/29/2013

A piece of wreckage believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the 9/11 attacks. (NYPD)

NYPD: Landing Gear From 9/11 Plane Found Behind ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Site

More than 11 years after the horrific attack on the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers by two commercial airliners, the NYPD said Friday that a piece of the landing gear from one of those planes had been found.

04/26/2013

JFK Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Another Bombardier Jet Has Landing Gear Problem

It’s happened again. Just days after a jet made an emergency landing in a shower of sparks at Kennedy Airport, another pilot was forced to pull off a similar feat on a runway in the Midwest.

09/29/2010

JFK Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Sparks Flying, Wing Aground, Flight Lands At JFK

With a flight attendant yelling “heads down, stay down,” passengers cowered and prayed on a tense descent into John F. Kennedy International Airport as malfunctioning landing gear sent sparks flying and left one of the plane’s wings dragging along the tarmac.

09/26/2010

Delta Airlines plane

Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing At JFK Airport

A Delta Air Lines flight flying from Atlanta to White Plains, New York made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport after experiencing landing gear problems.

09/25/2010