Contact Air Fokker 100 makes emergency landing

Contact Air’s (Stuttgart) Fokker F.28 Mk. 0100 (Fokker 100) D-AFKE (msn 11505) made an emergency landing at Stuttgart this morning due to landing gear problems. The passengers and crew escaped using the emergency chutes. The incident made headlines in Germany because one of the passengers on board was the chairman of Germany’s Social Democratic Party headed to Stuttgart to make a speech.

For dramatic pictures please see this news link:

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1213401/Pictured-Passenger-jet-faulty-landing-gear-hits-runway-covered-protective-foam-layer.html?ITO=1490