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July 10, 2013

Photos: Landing Gear Issue Damages China Airlines Cargo 747 at JFK

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Written by: NYCAviation Staff
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China Airlines Cargo Flight 5392 landed at JFK Wednesday morning and had a difficult time taxiing due to an issue with their landing gear. A passing Aeromexico aircraft informed them that on of their left mains “looked a little funny”.

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The gear of the 747-400F (registered B-18720) had not fully deployed due to a hydraulic failure. The crew made no mention of the issue, and may not have known about it at all, until after they landed. The aircraft sat on Taxiway Zulu for hours to remove cargo to lighten the load before needing to be towed to parking at Building 76.



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