Incorrectly Installed Actuator Caused Virgin 747 Emergency Landing

LONDON—Investigators probing the cause of a Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 emergency landing at London’s Gatwick Airport last December have attributed the cause to incorrect installation of a landing gear actuator. In a report published Oct. 8, the U.K. Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) found...

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