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FedEx 757 Crashes at Chattanooga Airport, Pilot’s Skill Applauded for Bringing Crew Down Safe

Posted on AllSides October 6th, 2023

A FedEx plane was forced to make an emergency landing late Wednesday night at the same airport from which it had just taken off when its landing gear failed. The 757 circled Chattanooga Regional Airport several times, according to Fox News, before crash landing and skidding into the grass. None of the three-person crew were injured, the Chattanooga Fire Department said. Footage of the landing (available here) showed sparks and smoke coming from the underside of the aircraft as it skidded down the runway. “This ain’t good,” one emergency responder...

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