Sunday, October 11, 2015

Singapore Airlines A330 suffers nose gear collapse at gate.......ouch!

(News Asia)
Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-343 (c/n 1012) 9V-STG suffered a nose landing gear collapse on 11 October, while the aircraft was parked at Singapore - Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS).
In a statement, the carrier says the nose gear retracted while the aircraft was undergoing a landing gear system check.
SIA adds that no passengers or crew were on board when the incident occurred at around 08:00 local time. One engineer who was on the aircraft during the collapse was unhurt.
(News Asia)
Photos on social media show the forward fuselage of the aircraft tilted downward, resting on the crumple
"SIA will be co-operating fully with the authorities in their investigations," adds the carrier.d landing gear. The front door of the aircraft appears to have been torn off.
(Aaron Chong - Flightglobal News)

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