Boeing 767 Cargo Plane Makes Dramatic Emergency Landing in Istanbul

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A FedEx Airlines Boeing 767 cargo plane made a dramatic emergency landing at Istanbul airport after its front landing gear failed to deploy. The aircraft, flying from Paris's Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, managed to touch down safely on the runway under the guidance of air traffic control.

Despite the tense situation, there were no injuries reported, according to the Turkish transport ministry. Rescue and firefighting teams were on standby as the plane made its approach, ready to respond in case of an emergency.

Video footage captured the harrowing scene as sparks flew and smoke billowed from the aircraft's front end during the landing. However, the skilled pilot successfully kept the plane on the runway, averting a potentially disastrous outcome.

Following the incident, the affected runway was temporarily closed for inspection, but other operations at the international airport continued without disruption. The cause of the landing gear malfunction has yet to be determined, with investigations ongoing.

(Source: To Vima)

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