Southwest plane landed nose gear-first, NTSB findings reveal

NEW YORK (PIX11) – The Southwest plane that suffered a wheel collapse at New York’s LaGuardia airport touched down nose first, the National Transportation Safety Board revealed Thursday afternoon.

While planes typically touch down first with the wheels beneath the body of the plane, “Evidence from video and other sources is consistent with the nose-gear making contact with the runway before the main landing gear,” according to the report.

Findings: Ice Melt from Icebergs to Have Massive Impact on Sea Level Rise

According to new findings, stretches of ice on the coasts of Antarctica and Greenland are at risk of rapidly cracking apart and falling into the ocean, which could worsen sea level rise.

Socorro ISD trustees review findings of outside audit on whether student records manipulated

EL PASO, Texas — Leaders of a West Texas school district have reviewed preliminary results of an outside audit meant to determine if workers cheated on student accountability standards.

Plowman To Release Findings In Fatal Costco Shooting

Sixty-three days after a Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed a worker at the Sterling Costco store, Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney Jim Plowman this afternoon will present the results of the investigation into the incident.

Armstrong says French findings on doping are no surprise

LONDON, (Reuters) – Lance Armstrong said he was not surprised by a French Senate inquiry’s findings that the top two in the 1998 Tour de France took the banned blood booster EPO because virtually all riders at that time cheated and told lies.


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