Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: 60
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Van Nuys FSDO-01
City: VAN NUYS
AIRCRAFT ON LANDING, NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED, VAN NUYS, CA
VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — A small airplane landed safely at Van Nuys airport on Saturday night without the use of its frontmost landing gear.
The Los Angeles Airport Police Department said that at about 11 p.m., the Beechcraft 60 Duke touched down at the airport without the use of its “nose gear,” or the landing gear that is deployed from underneath the nose of the plane.
Photos show the aircraft tilting forward on grass next to the runway.
No injuries were reported.
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