|Quoting PapaNovember (Reply 12):|
so they could lower the landing gear and taxi it to the gate for it's next flight!
|Quoting Waterpolodan (Reply 8):|
Lucky they were in a 727 rather than something with engines slung under the wings, I'd imagine it's much more dangerous to belly land in something like a 737 where the engines must necessarily be crushed on impact...
|Quoting StanstedFlyer (Reply 10):|
I thought the engines were designed to come away during a belly landing, like the engines on the fatal Amsterdam 747 crash.
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