Reasonable justification for a delay

And a slightly scary one, too.

A US Express turboprop had its nose gear collapse while it was on the runway landed with no nose gear in Philadelphia this morning. I’m really not sure what else is going on, but I woke up on final approach and we were on a different approach path than normal. My seat mate mentioned that one runway was closed and then I saw this out the window. Yikes! Sorry that the pictures suck a bit, but its the best I could do under the circumstances.




Looks like the nose gear never deployed so the plane landed without it this morning. That certainly explains the crazy flight path map.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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