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Capt took command before NY landing accident
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Home : News : US News :NEW YORK AP The National Transportation Safety Board says the captain of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed on a collapsing nose gear at New Yorks LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officer 400 feet from the ground.
Sixteen people were injured in the July 22 hard landing.
The NTSB says the captain was monitoring the landing and suddenly took over from the planes first officer.
The officer has been with Dallasbased Southwest Airlines Inc. for a year and half, the captain for more than a dozen years. The flight from Nashville, Tenn., was their first trip together.
Investigators havent found any mechanical problems or malfunctions. A preliminary examination of the nose gear indicates it failed due to stress overload.