LOT Polish Airlines flight LO3924 from Krakow to Warsaw today (Wednesday 10 January) made an emergency stop on the runway at Warsaw airport after the nose gear of a Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft (SP-EQG) did not properly lock.
According to Flightradar24-data the aircraft was holding at 10,000 feet for about 5 minutes, after take off from Krakow. At this point it is not know that it has any connection to the landing gear failure during the landing.
The aircraft touched down at around 19:30 local time and the nose gear retracted after touchdown, the airport is currently closed and will remain closed until 23:30 local time. Currently all flights towards Warsaw airport are diverting to nearby airports. All passengers and crew have been reported OK.
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⚠️ #EMERGENCY landing of LOT Polish Airlines No. LO3924 flying from Krakow to Warsaw. There are no victims. Rescue operation is in progress. We will keep you informed. Warsaw Chopin Airport has been closed – currently for 4 hours. Please keep in touch with your carrier.
— Chopin Airport, WAW (@ChopinAirport) January 10, 2018