Several people were injured when a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 with 150 people on board landed at New York City's LaGuardia Airport without its nose gear.Eight passengers were injured, Southwest said. A Port Authority spokeswoman said the injured passengers and crew on the flight from Nashville, reported back and neck pain.LaGuardia said it had reopened one of its runways following the incident, which occurred at 5:45 pm local time.The FAA is investigating the incident and the National Transportation Safety Board said it had dispatched a team to look into it.The airline said passengers had been evacuated from the plane."Emergency responders at New York's LaGuardia airport are assisting with an evacuation of flight 345 after the Boeing 737 arrived this evening from Nashville," Southwest said in a statement.NTSB spokeswoman Kelly Nantel said the agency "will gather more information on the incident from the FAA and the operator and assess the damage to the airplane. From there, decisions will be made regarding any further investigative activity from the NTSB." Source: Reuters
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