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Narrative:The crew of an IAI 1124 Westwind I, enroute from Van Nuys Airport - VNY/KVNY, Van Nuys, California, decided to divert to the better equipped Palm Springs International Airport - PSP/KPSP, Palm Springs, CA, and because the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport - TRM/KTRM, Thermal, CA, does not have air traffic control tower personnel who could confirm if the landing gear was deployed.
|Type:||IAI 1124 Westwind I|
|C/n / msn:|| 244|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Palm Springs International Airport - KPSP, Palm Springs, CA -
United States of America
|Destination airport:||TRM/KTRM > PSP/KPSP|
Police and fire crews were called to Palm Springs International Airport - PSP/KPSP and were standby before the aircraft landed with a retracted nose gear after the crew was unable to deploy it.
Damage to the aircraft appears minor.
Both pilots escaped unhurt.
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