GATWICK LATEST: Plane to attempt “non-standard” landing at Gatwick

Gatwick Airport, aerial view of new passenger bridge at Pier 6 and North Terminal Apron including runways, June 2005, Image ref CGA00963, A.C ENGSNL00120111121155645
Gatwick Airport, aerial view of new passenger bridge at Pier 6 and North Terminal Apron including runways, June 2005, Image ref CGA00963, A.C ENGSNL00120111121155645
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An aeroplane has returned to London Gatwick because of a problem with one of its landing gears.

Virgin Atlantic confirmed flight VS43 to Las Vegas was prepearing to implement a “non-standard” landing procedure at the airport today (December 29).

The statement said: “Virgin Atlantic can confirm that flight VS43 on 29th December, travelling to McCarran International Airport Las Vegas, returned to London Gatwick due to a technical issue with one of the landing gears. The aircraft is preparing to implement a non-standard landing procedure at Gatwick airport. A further update will be issued as soon as possible.”