Sparks fly as pilot makes terrifying landing after wheels in nose fails to come down and the aircraft skids across the runway

Mail Online | 5/22/2018 | Victoria Bell For Mailonline
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A passenger plane has been forced to make an emergency landing in Saudi Arabia leaving 53 people injured, official said today.

Shocking video footage from the landing shows the jet skidding on its nose on the runway in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, with flames coming out from the belly.

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The Saudi Arabian Airlines flight, which was carrying 141 passengers and 10 crew members on board, circled for three and a half hours after it suffered a malfunction in the hydraulic system of the front gear.

The plane had been traveling from Medina to Dhaka, but was forced to divert to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah before making the frightening landing after the pilot made several attempts to release the landing gear.

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'The passengers were evacuated by emergency slides. 52 of them were slightly injured, while one female passenger suffered a fracture...
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