Delta Air Strains Aircraft Lands on Nostril in Emergency Touchdown – US Information

A Delta aircraft landed safely at Charlotte Douglas Worldwide Airport with out entrance touchdown gear (Image: WSBT)

A aircraft landed on its nostril safely after its entrance touchdown gear malfunctioned at landing.

Delta Air Strains flight 1092 landed round 9am on Wednesday at Charlotte Douglas Worldwide Airport, after departing Atlanta.

The 2 pilots, 96 passengers and three flight attendants on board weren’t injured, in keeping with Delta.

‘Whereas it is a uncommon prevalence, Delta flight crews practice extensively to securely handle via many eventualities,’ the airline said to the The Charlotte Observer.

So this simply happened…
On Delta flight 1092 and we simply landed in Charlotte, with out nostril gear! The crew was superb and the pilots landed it easily! @Delta

— kparks (@parks3811) June 28, 2023

‘We apologize to our prospects for his or her expertise.’

A Twitter consumer who claimed to be on the flight shared two images of the aircraft with its nostril to the bottom.

‘On Delta flight 1092 and we simply landed in Charlotte, with out nostril gear!’ the Twitter user wrote. ‘The crew was superb and the pilots landed it easily!’

Runway 36 Left was closed following the unconventional touchdown. Authorities stated the Boeing 717-2BD stayed on the runway attributable to mechanical points.

None of the passengers or crew were injured

Not one of the passengers or crew had been injured (Image: FOX 5)

‘The runway is closed and Airport is working to take away the plane. There have been no accidents reported and the passengers had been bussed to the terminal,’ said the airport. ‘We’re anticipating operational impacts because of the runway closure.’

As of 10.25am, 21 flights on the airport had been canceled and 83 had been delayed, in keeping with FlightAware.

Delta said: ‘Our subsequent focus is to deal with our prospects on this flight, together with retrieving their luggage and seeing them to their remaining locations safely.’

Delta Air Strains 717 nostril gear collapses after touchdown at Charlotte-Douglas Worldwide Airport. Based on Delta, two pilots, three flight attendants and 96 passengers evacuated safely.

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The airline has 64 Boeing 717-200s and most of them are greater than 20 years outdated, Fox 8 reported. Delta intends to retire its Boeing 717 fleet by the mid-2020s as they won’t be worthwhile to function.

There have been 5 different incidents involving Boeing 717s.

One different Boeing 717 was not in a position to get down its nostril gear – in August 2001, and touched down on its essential touchdown gear after which skidded to a cease on its nostril, in keeping with aviation-safety.internet.

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