The Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that made a hard landing July 22 at New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) landed on its nose gear first, according to the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). NTSB said in an investigative update on the incident, “Evidence from video and other sources is consistent with the nose gear making contact with the runway before the main landing gear,” which is supposed to make first contact with the runway. NTSB has determined that the ...

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