Southwest Plane Lands at LaGuardia Without Nose Gear


A Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville to New York's LaGuardia Airport touched down on Monday without its front landing gear and there were no immediate reports of injuries, according to media reports and authorities.

"Emergency responders at New York's LaGuardia airport are assisting with an evacuation of flight 345 after the Boeing 737 arrived this evening from Nashville," Southwest said in a statement. It gave no further details.

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Televised images of the plane, which was carrying more than 100 passengers, showed it surrounded by emergency vehicles.

(Editing by Dina Kyriakidou)