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A Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 (TC-JGZ), flying from Istanbul, had its front gear break off during a hard landing in Odesa Airport Thursday evening.

According to Dumskaya outlet, the crew managed to safely bring the plane to a halt, while staying within the runway – between the third and fourth taxiways.

All passengers were evacuated through inflatable ramps.

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No casualties have been reported.

The report says strong winds in the airport area hindered the first landing attempt, and the hard landing came at the second attempt.

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As the front gear failed, emergency services were immediately deployed to the scene.

At the moment, the handicapped liner is blocking the runway.