Cause sought for Southwest crash at LaGuardia

USA TodayUSA Today – Federal investigators decided Tuesday to pursue a full investigation of the Southwest Airlines jet that had its nose gear collapse while landing at New York’s LaGuardia airport because of the amount of damage to the plane.

The National Transportation Safety Board is searching for reasons why the front gear of the Boeing 737-700 didn’t support the nose of the jet as it landed Monday on a flight from Nashville.

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