Air Astana plane overcomes landing gear scare

China | 12 Oct 2017 6:36 pm

A passenger plane operated by Air Astana managed to land safely at an airport in southeastern Xiamen city in the afternoon today after it overcame a failure in its undercarriage, which did deploy.

The Boeing 757, belonging to Kazakhstan's Air Astana, successfully landed at about 2:20 p.m. at the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, according to the airport.

Earlier, the plane, with four crew members aboard, had hovered for around three hours to dump fuel after it reported a failure in its landing gear during a test flight.

Nearly half of the flights in the airport had been delayed, Xinhua reports.

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