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Boeing 727 cargo plane crashed on the runway at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport

Officials say crew members are safe after a cargo plane crashed at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport Monday night.

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said a front landing gear malfunction caused the crash. The plane is a Boeing 727 cargo plane.

Lt. Teena Richardson said the nose flap was damaged in the landing. The plane did catch fire, but no one was injured, she said.

The airport runway is closed until further notice.

 

I just left the ⁦⁩ National Airport. This evening, a 727 cargo plane had a front landing gear failure. Crew is safe. The primary runway is closed until further notice. Airport ⁦⁩ did a fantastic job keeping this situation contained.


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