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Emergency Landing At FXE  
User currently offlineAviogenex From Mexico, joined Mar 2002, 67 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1947 times:

It seems like a Bahamas registered Beechcraft aircraft flying from the Bahamas this morning coming in to FXE is unable to land due to landing gear problems. Right now the airplane is circling the airport to burn some fuel and then try to make a belly landing. I'll try to post something soon.
Anyone has more information?

AVIOGENEX

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User currently offlineArmada From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1894 times:

Managed to get gear down, and landed normally.

User currently offlineFalcon flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1322 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1857 times:

US Registered King Air 200 inbound from San Andros, N512KA.


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User currently offlineFLAIRPORT From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1834 times:

Crisis averted...after about 1-2 hours of circling and trying to get the gear in place (including manouvers that looked like what would be the effect of heavy turbulence) three green lights came on 8 miles out and the plane landed safely

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31573 posts, RR: 57
Reply 4, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 1786 times:

Congrats......Great news.
Was there no Manual L/G Provision.
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7438 posts, RR: 62
Reply 5, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1730 times:
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I saw that on live video this morning.

That was great footage of the pilot doing low passes and jerking the plane up and down, in an effort that suggested trying to jockey the gear down.

So it landed on all three?


Also, the news was saying he was DUMPING fuel. Is that an option on the king Air 200?



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User currently offlineTransIsland From Bahamas, joined Mar 2004, 2038 posts, RR: 9
Reply 6, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 1675 times:

I thought the news said they were burning (i.e. using up) fuel, but not sure.

What I noticed though is when the plane landed (yes, on all 3), channel 10 didn't even wait for the aircraft to come to a stop and everybody to get out. [cynicism]"Damn, no shocking news to report, let's switch to a different story..."[/cynicism]



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User currently offlineFlairport From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1577 times:

Yep...channel 4 at least waited for the plane to taxi off the runway! Hey, 7 and 6 had nothing until noon!

One interesting thing...
FAA representative said: Plane was coming in from Bahamas
CBS4 said 2 things...the above and that the plane was heading to the Bahamas.

BTW..Aircraft is N512KA
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