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Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Sky Airline flight H2-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Viña del Mar Airport, Chile, on July 25th.

The Airbus A319-100 flying from Santiago to Antofagasta in Chile had to divert due to an issue with its landing gear and poor weather.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Tire, Landing Gear Fail on Sky Airlines Antalya Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Szabolcs Kelemen

What: Sky Airlines Boeing 737-400 en route from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (Germany) to Antalya (Turkey)
Where: Antalya on
When: Oct 10th 2011
Who: 156 passengers and 6 crew
Why: After a normal flight, on landing in Turkey, the plane’s right main gear collapsed when a right tire burst.

One cause for a burst tire is a hard or fast landing, or the state of the runway. The cause has not yet been determined.

In the accident photos (according to AV gossip), the logo has been painted out with white paint.

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