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Plane Safety The Driving Factor At DFW Fire Training Center

This weekend Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will remember a dark day in its history. Delta Flight 1141 crashed 25 years ago Saturday. The Boeing 727 was taking off when it bounced three times, then hit the ground.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

NTSB: Capt Took Command Before Southwest Landing Accident In NY

The captain of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed on a collapsing nose gear at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officer just 400 feet from the ground, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.

08/06/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

NTSB: Southwest Jet’s Nose Gear Landed First

Federal investigators say it appears the nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet that made a hard landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport hit the ground before the main landing gear.

07/25/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

LaGuardia Shut Down After Landing Plane’s Gear Collapses

NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening after a Southwest Airlines plane’s nose gear collapsed as the aircraft touched down on the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration said […]

07/22/2013