2016-03-25 JetBlue Embraer E-190 damaged in nose landing at Nassau
The aircraft on emergency landing at Nassau after the nosegear failed to extend. All 95 on board remained unhurt.
On final approach JetBlue flight 29 to Nassau, the pilots received indication about a problem with the nosegear extension (no green light).
After a low-pass was performed to allow a visual inspection, it was found the nosegear were nearly fully up.
After fruitless attempts to lower it, the pilots were forced to carryout a landing on the maingear only.
After touchdown on runway 14, the lose struck the asphalt surface after the pilots kept it in the air as long as possible.
After the jet came to a safe stop on runway centreline, the airport fire srvices quickly foamed the underside of the nose. There was no further damage.
All passengers and crewmembers were able to leave the aircraft without reported injuries.
Date: 2016-03-25 Time: 16:30
Location: MYNN NAS Nassau
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
Flight no.: B6 29
From: KDCA/DCA: Washington National To: MYNN/NAS: Nassau
Operator: jetBlue Airways
Full flight information and flight history for aircraft SE-DUX
Type: Embraer E-190
Age a/c: 8.8 years
Constr. No.: 19000073
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JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 23rd safety occurence for the operator
- 40th safety occurence of type (E-190)
- 9th Safety occurence at Nassau Intl Airport
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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