Kalitta Charters Flight 720
Kalitta Charters Boeing 727-200 Freighter, registration N720CK performing flight K9-720 from Laredo, Texas to Tuscaloosa, Alabama with 4 crew, landed on Tuscaloosa's runway 04 at 20:03L (02:03Z January 29, 2019) when the nose gear collapsed causing the aircraft to become disabled on the runway resting on its main gear and the nose. There were no injuries.
On November 6, 2019, the NTSB released their preliminary report stating that the winds were coming from 200 degrees at 4 knots, the crew opted to land on runway 04. The NTSB described the sequence of events.
- "Accident: Kalitta Charters B722 at Tuscaloosa on Jan 28th 2019, nose gear collapse on landing". avherald.com.
- ""Shoulda gone around": B727 Landing with NLG Retracted". November 9, 2019.
- Ranter, Harro. "ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 727-2B6F Adv. N720CK Tuscaloosa Regional Airport, AL (TCL)". aviation-safety.net.
- "Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report, NTSB Form 6120.1" (PDF). National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved March 9, 2021. Unknown parameter
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