KLM flight makes emergency landing on Eindhoven Airport

Friday, June 23, 2006

Authorities were on high alert as a KLM Cityhopper flight from London made an emergency landing at Eindhoven Airport. The plane was forced to land with broken landing gear. During the landing, two tires broke and the plane was violently shaken. Four crew and 50 passengers were on board at the time.

During the emergency, the airport was immediately closed and emergency crews arrived within minutes at the scene. Twenty fire units were sent to the plane.

The Ministry of Defense said no one was injured in the incident and an investigation is under way.

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