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747 lands safely at LAX after problem with landing gear

August 26, 2011 |  9:48 pm

A Philippine Airlines Boeing 747 with 420 people aboard made a safe landing Friday night at Los Angeles International Airport after a landing gear problem was reported during the flight, LAX officials said.

Flight 102, carrying 400 passengers and 20 crew members, arrived about 9:15 p.m.

Officials said the airliner had two blown tires on one landing gear.

The incident is under investigation, and the plane remains on a runway at the airport.

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