F-16 Belly Landing In Italy Shows Landing Gear Issues Persisting

An F-16 from Aviano Air Base, Italy, after landing without its left main landing gear during a March incident.
Credit: U.S. Air Force
A Lockheed Martin F-16CG from Aviano Air Base, Italy, had its main landing gear fail during a training flight on March 2, causing the jet to land on its belly and sustain more than $6 million in damage—the latest in a series of landing gear failures in the fleet. A U.S. Air Force investigation into...

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