02 Nov '11, 2am

Video: Boeing 767 skids down runway on its belly at Warsaw airport after landing gear fails to deploy

Video: Boeing 767 skids down runway on its belly at Warsaw airport after landing gear fails to deploy

A Boeing 767 with 231 people on board made an emergency landing on Tuesday -- PHOTO: AFP WARSAW (AFP) - A Boeing 767 with 231 people on board made an emergency landing on Tuesday, skidding down the runway on its belly at Warsaw airport after its landing gear failed, a spokesman for Poland's LOT airline told AFP. Fire and ambulance crews were deployed and all 220 passengers and 11 crew on the plane of national carrier LOT Polish Airlines were able to disembark safely. 'The Boeing 767-300 with 220 passengers aboard travelling from Newark (in the United States) made a successful emergency landing after its landing gear failed to deploy,' LOT spokesman Leszek Chorzewski told AFP. 'The plane landed safely on its belly on the runway which had been sprayed with special flame retardant substances. All the passengers disembarked, no one was injured,' Mr Chorzewski added. Video of B...

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