Airplane makes emergency landing in Peru with no nose gear (VIDEO)
A light aircraft made a hair-raising landing at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, Peru, grinding to a halt in a shower of sparks as the plane’s nose gear failed to deploy.
LC Peru flight #W41323 was approaching its destination of Ayacucho, when pilots were notified of the malfunctioning nose gear. The Bombardier Dash 8 airplane returned to Lima and landed, and all 59 passengers and five crew are reported safe.
LC Perú DHC-8-400 (N404AV) landed at Lima-J Chávez Intl Airport (SPIM) without its nosegear. Flight #W41323 was on approach to Ayacucho when the pilots received indication of a stuck nosegear and returned to Lima. All 59 + 5 on board safe. https://t.co/FWb4bKVYVGpic.twitter.com/triuO9f7rO— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) August 20, 2018
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