At Least 3 Injured after Plane’s Landing Gear Collapses in NY

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Southwest Airlines plane lands without front landing gear

A Southwest flight from Nashville reported a nose gear problem according to FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown. Courtesy: Bobby Abtahi (CNN)

(PIX11) – At least three people were injured in a scary landing at LaGuardia Monday evening when a Southwest plane’s nose landing gear collapsed.

Flight 345 arriving from Nashville was left tilting forward on the tarmac after the 5:45 p.m. landing on Runway 4. The airport is presently closed.

The FAA said in a statement that the crew reported possible front landing gear problems before the landing.

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