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Re: Batik Air A320 lands with nosegear turned 90 degrees

Tue Mar 09, 2021 5:31 pm

YYZSpotter1991 wrote:
GSPSPOT wrote:
Also happened with a B6 flight to LAX quite some years ago.

Instantly what I thought of when I saw the thread's title.

Look at that scary picture!
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Re: Batik Air A320 lands with nosegear turned 90 degrees

Tue Mar 09, 2021 6:50 pm

PANAMsterdam wrote:

Look at that scary picture!

Others spend lots of money for that effect:
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Re: Batik Air A320 lands with nosegear turned 90 degrees

Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:16 pm

Given how the gear got stuck in that position, barring a sudden reorienting of the wheels in-flight (virtually impossible that this would correct itself), this kind of landing is the best possible result that could happen.
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