Stricken Japanese jet lands safely

All 60 people on board unhurt as aircraft lands without front wheels.

    Sparks flew after the Bombardier DHC-8
    turboprop's nose hit the runway [Reuters]

    Fire engines sprayed the jet with retardant and ambulances were standing by at the airport, where the aeroplane had been circling for more than an hour to use up its fuel before landing.
     
    The aircraft had made an earlier approach to the runway but pulled up.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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