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Safe Landing

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A JetBlue plane makes an emergency landing at LAX after the front landing gear was stuck in a sideways position. The plane landed safely after the tires caught on fire. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
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A JetBlue airplane makes an emergency landing at LAX with its front wheel locked in a different direction. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
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Smoke trails a JetBlue airplane making an emergency landing at LAX with its front wheel locked in a different direction. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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Flames engulf the front landing gear, which was stuck in a sideways position, of the JetBlue flight. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
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Firefighters help passengers from a JetBlue airplane that made an emergency landing at LAX. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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Spectators watch as a JetBlue airliner makes an emergency landing at LAX. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
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One of the pilots comes out to check the airplane after the landing. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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A passenger waves from a JetBlue airplane that made an emergency landing at LAX. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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Onlookers watch clean-up efforts after the emergency landing at LAX. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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