Southwest Airlines has fired the captain of the Boeing 737-700 that made a hard landing at New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in July. The aircraft landed nose gear first July 22 at LGA, leading to the collapse of the nose-gear and the 737 sliding 2,175 feet. There were no serious injuries, but the aircraft “was substantially damaged,” according to the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The board said it found no evidence of mechanical malfunction, instead ...

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