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Emergency Landing With No Front Wheels Post Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 2:52 pm 

On Friday in Brasilia, Avianca passenger jet made an emergency landing safely after its front landing gear failed to deploy, said authorities .

The Brazilian Air Force said that none of the 49 passengers and crew of five on the Fokker 100 jet were injured when the plane landed on its rear wheels before lowering the nose onto the runway.

According to a recording of the pilot's conversation with the control tower played on Globo News television channel, He calmly declared an emergency and circled the Brazilian capital to shed fuel and lower the weight of the aircraft.

An Air Force spokesman said "The plane suffered a hydraulic problem and the front landing gear did not open, so the pilot did a belly landing."

Avianca Brazil, which has grown rapidly in the Brazilian market by opening regional routes which is owned by the Synergy Group controlled by Brazilian airline entrepreneur German Efromovich.

The emergency landing closed one of Brasilia's two runways which delays flights into Brazil's fourth largest airport.

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