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Sixteen people were injured on July 22 when the jetliner touched down on the runway, nose first, before its gear collapsed. The Boeing 737, which had come in from Nashville, Tenn., ended up in a grassy area next to the runway where passengers used chutes to escape.
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.
Federal investigators said last month that the plane touched down on its front nose wheel before the sturdier main landing gear in the back touched down.
The National Transportation Safety Board released new information Thursday about the plane accident at LaGuardia Airport on Monday.
The agency said on its Twitter feed the plane skidded 2,175 feet before stopping at the edge of the runway.
Both of the airport’s runways were back in use by Tuesday morning, a Port Authority spokesman said, and the plane was being moved to a hangar.
Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.
Southwest Airlines canceled several flights Saturday morning, after a computer glitch grounded the entire fleet overnight.
The incident happened at around 6 a.m. Monday at LaGuardia Airport and involved seniors from the Yeshivah of Flatbush.
The plane had 134 passengers aboard, the Federal Aviation Administration said. There are no reports of injuries.
This morning, roughly one dozen started swinging hammers and sawing wood in the Rockaways, whatever needs to be done to help members of the FDNY rebuild their own homes damaged by the storm.
In the airline industry, more seat rows mean more dollars. To cram more of us in coach, airlines — including United Airlines — are slimming seats to add more of them.
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The airline says the pilot was making a “fun announcement” that the mother of an air traffic controller was on the plane, but a spokeswoman said some mistook the phrase “mom on board” for “bomb on board.”