Contact Air commercial passenger airplane forced to make an emergency foam landing at Stuttgart International Airport in Germany.
New York aviation accident alert-Contact Air a Lufthansa commercial airliner operator forced to make emergency foam landing in Germany.
New York, NY–An airline pilot flying for Contact Air, a regional commercial airliner headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany and part of the Lufthansa Regional System, was forced to emergency land on foam at Stuttgart International Airport on Monday, as reported by AT&T. According to reports the passenger jet had problems with its landing gear when attempting to land at Stuttgart. The pilot made several attempts to deploy the landing gear of the passenger jet which was flying from Tegel International Airport in Berlin.
The Contact Air jet was carrying 73 passengers and five crew members when the flight crew emergency landed the plane on a protective layer of foam placed on the runway. The passengers were forced to exit the plane from its emergency side doors. There has been one report of a passenger injury and a stewardess who was transported to a hospital by emergency medical services (EMS) personnel. The Fokker 100 was built in November 1995 and recently received a full inspection. The Captain of the plane is 60 years old and has over 17,000 flight hours as reported by news sources.
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