Aircraft incident - Bankstown

Published: 12 Sep 2020 01:10pm

Just after 1pm, 12 September, Fire and Rescue NSW crews were alerted to an aircraft in trouble above Bankstown Airport.

Upon arrival, crews were asked to standby while the plane burnt off its fuel load before attempting an emergency landing due to a suspected deflated nose wheel.

Seven fire crews from Sydney's West attended the scene for the landing which was fortunately executed safely.

Crews assessed the damaged aircraft before the incident was handed over to airport control.

Two passengers on board were checked over by NSW Ambulance and given the all clear.

Video is available at the link below.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

BANKSTOWN Fire Station

353 Liverpool Road, Bankstown NSW 2200

REVESBY Fire Station

60 The River Road, Revesby NSW 2212


163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162