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FedEx Airlines, Boeing-made plane forced to land in Istanbul without front wheels

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2024
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A FedEx Airlines cargo plane was forced to land in Turkey without the use of its front landing gear on Wednesday morning, May 8, the Turkish transport ministry said. Fedex Express Flight 6268, a Boeing 767, was flying from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Istanbul Airport when it informed the Turkish traffic control tower that its landing gear failed to open. Airport rescue and fire teams prepared the runway and the tower instructed the plane’s crew to proceed with landing. Video of the landing, obtained from Reuters, showed sparks...

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