Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines Airbus A320 experienced a nose gear problem during the landing at Basel Mulhouse-Freiburg EuroAirport (BSL), France.
On January 26, 2021, an Airbus A320-251N aircraft, registered as TC-NBH, performing flight PC939 from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW) to Basel Mulhouse-Freiburg EuroAirport (BSL), suffered both nose tyre bursts due to tilted nose gear by 90 degree upon landing.
@ucurbenipegasus Pegasus Havayolları’nın TC-NBH tescilli @Airbus A320NEO uçağı İşviçre Basel’de iniş takımı sorunu yaşadı pic.twitter.com/TStumlwccJ— KaptanBaha Türkçe (@KaptanBaha1) January 26, 2021
The Airbus A320 landed on runway 15 at Basel airport nearly three hours after takeoff. After the landing, the aircraft remained on a taxiway to be towed, according to local media.
For the flight back, Pegasus Airlines Airbus A320-251N aircraft was replaced by the same type aircraft, registered as TC-NBS, the airline reportedly told the local media. The damaged aircraft is still on the ground at Basel airport, according to Flightradar24.com.