American A319 at West Palm Beach on Jun 30th 2016, nose wheels rotated by 90 degrees
Last Update: July 1, 2016 / 19:21:51 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported the landing was rather rough, after touch down it felt like the aircraft was going over speed bumps. A while after coming to a stop the crew announced the nose wheels had turned sideways causing the bumpy landing. The passengers disembarked onto the runway and were bussed to the terminal.
There had been a number of similiar occurrences before, see Incident: Vueling A320 at Sevilla on Apr 20th 2011, nose wheels tilted 90 degrees on landing and Report: Jetblue A320 at Los Angeles on Sep 21st 2005, nosewheel tilted 90 degrees for landing.
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