Nose Gear Fail At The Gate

  • Oct 15, 2015 5:44am GMT

No passengers or crew were on board a Singapore International Airlines Airbus A330-300 when its nose gear retracted on Sunday morning but an engineer was on the plane.

SIA said the nose gear of the aircraft retracted while the aircraft was at Gate A17 Changi Airport undergoing a landing gear system check at around 8am on Sunday morning, the engineer was not injured.

SIA said the Airbus had arrived in Singapore from Shanghai at 12.49am. The aircraft was next due to have flown to Hong Kong on Sunday morning. "We do not have details of damage to the aircraft at this point. An assessment will be carried out after it is removed from the gate. Singapore Airlines will be co-operating fully with the authorities in their investigations."

VIDEO: Shikhargpt Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-300 (9V STG) Nose Gear Collapse at gate.