Video: The terrifying moment a plane collapses on its nose and skids along runway at 200mph
The incident, which was captured on video, took place at a Toowoomba Airport regional airport in Australia earlier this week
Friday 05 April 2013
The crew of a a twin-engined aircraft landed safely despite the nose wheel of their plane collapsing.
The incident, which was captured on video, took place at a Toowoomba Airport regional airport in Australia earlier this week.
According to local media reports, the pilots of the aircraft alerted air traffic control that their front nose wheel had not deployed correctly.
They then carried out a fly-past which allowed observers on the ground to confirm the undercarriage was faulty.
Dramatic footage of the landing shows the aircraft's nose wheel dangling loosely as the plane comes into land.
The Beechcraft Baron 58 then skids along the runway at around 200 mph. The pilot, Mark Crampton was uninjured.
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