Feds eye landing gear on Bombardier CRJ aircraft

09/29/2010 | Google · Toronto Sun

The Bombardier regional jet series involved in an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday has had at least three similar incidents since 2008, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The CRJ operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines skidded along the runway on one wing after its landing gear failed to deploy completely. Although no one was injured in the incident, the National Transportation Safety Board is performing an engineering investigation of the aircraft, and the FAA promised to "take action" if necessary. A Bombardier spokesman said there are "absolutely not" any safety concerns with the CRJ aircraft series, which has logged more than 27 million flight hours at more than 60 airlines around the world.

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