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SA8739 Lands Without Nose Gear At JNB  
User currently offlineBruceSmith From South Africa, joined May 2011, 44 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 8 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3838 times:

Local news is reporting an 4Z SA Airlink AVRO RJ85 performed an emergency landing without nose landing gear at JNB with 72 passengers and 4 crew aboard. No injuries have been reported.

Post landing video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUXgs_jnmgo and news articles http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Ne...gency-landing-at-OR-Tambo-20111110 and http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Ne...forced-to-ground-on-belly-20111111

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User currently offlineJasondn From South Africa, joined Nov 2007, 205 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 8 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3442 times:

Looks like we are getting our fair share of emergency landings with gear failures lately! Glad to see everyone got out ok! Great job to the crew

User currently offlinenutsaboutplanes From United States of America, joined Jul 2010, 496 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (2 years 8 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 2776 times:

At the end of the video he says that it took 3 hours to burn off the fuel......they must have been tankering some serious fuel.


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User currently offlineJasondn From South Africa, joined Nov 2007, 205 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (2 years 8 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2155 times:

Amazing how this story goes by almost unnoticed, but the other two gear failures got a lot more attention. Is it significantly harder to make a landing like this in the dark?

User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31660 posts, RR: 56
Reply 4, posted (2 years 8 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1988 times:

Whats going on...These are Three too many in a month.....


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