Southwest Fires Captain in Troubled NYC Landing - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

    Southwest Fires Captain in Troubled NYC Landing

    Southwest Airlines has fired the captain of a plane that landed so hard at New York's LaGuardia airport that its nose gear collapsed. The Dallas-based airline has not publicly identified the pilots. It has said that a nose-first landing violates its procedures. (Published Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013) Southwest Airlines has fired the captain of a plane that landed so hard at New York's LaGuardia airport that its nose gear collapsed. See More