A British Airways plane flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg’s crash lands

A British Airways plane makes a crash landing at Johannesburg’s International airport because of faulty landing gear with no injuries sustained by those on board.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (OCTOBER 26, 2015) (WARREN MANN) – A British Airways airplane, operated by Comair, crash landed at O.R. Tambo International airport, causing some delays at the airport on Monday (October 26).

Still photographs taken shortly after the crash landing show the plane on the runway and emergency staff at work.

Flight BA623 was scheduled to fly from Port Elizabeth in Cape Town to Johannesburg and had trouble landing due to faulty gear on the plane.

A spokesperson for Colin Naidoo, the Airports Company in South Africa, said all 94 passengers and 6 crew members on board were evacuated unharmed and that the runway has been temporarily closed.

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