# Crippled writer

By Murray Bourne, 22 Sep 2005

## Newsday.com: Crippled JetBlue Airliner Makes Emergency Landing at LAX

(Update: the Newsday.com link is no longer available)

Duh...

"the plane seemed to float through the air as it made its final approach"

Yeh, that's what planes do when they fly.

"The pilot balanced the craft on its rear landing wheels, keeping the damaged front gear away from the ground for as long as possible."

Yeh, that's what you always do with a tricycle landing gear aircraft.

"The front gear was the last part of the plane to touch down."

Duh - that is what you always do and is a consequence of the previous sentence. Where do they get these brain-challenged writers?

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