Source Pravda.Ru

Nike Inc. jet with landing gear trouble makes emergency landing

A &to=http://english.pravda.ru/columnists/2002/10/07/37824.html' target=_blank>Nike Inc. corporate jet carrying seven people developed landing gear problems shortly after takeoff Monday but then made a safe emergency landing after the gear was unstuck.

The Gulfstream jet touched down at 12:11 p.m. (2011 GMT) at Hillsboro, Oregon, airport, the same airport where it had taken off bound for Toronto around five hours earlier.

Neither Nike co-founder Phil Knight nor any sports stars were on board, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said. But a Nike official who spoke on condition of anonymity said Nike President and CEO William D. Perez was among those on board the Gulfstream V jet.

Vada Manager, a Nike spokesman, said the seven on board were three senior executives, a fourth Nike employee and three crew members. Nike is the world's largest athletic shoe and clothing company.

Comments
Russian Guard to see enemies behind walls
Russian Guard to see enemies behind walls
Turkish President Erdogan issues ultimatum to Washington and Brussels
Having lost in Syria, the West needs to find another victim nation
Russian-Indian defence cooperation in danger after India commits inadmissible act
Kim Jong-un's tactic of hard power teaches USA lesson of obedience
Kim Jong-un's tactic of hard power teaches USA lesson of obedience
Putin in Egypt: Who's the big player in the Middle East?
Putin in Egypt: Who's the big player in the Middle East?
US military men depressed over of Russia's new T-5000 sniper rifle
Turkish President Erdogan issues ultimatum to Washington and Brussels
Turkish President Erdogan issues ultimatum to Washington and Brussels
US military men depressed over of Russia's new T-5000 sniper rifle
Turkish President Erdogan issues ultimatum to Washington and Brussels
Child model from Russia ranked most beautiful girl in the world
Russia works on MiG-41 doomsday fighter jet
US military men depressed over of Russia's new T-5000 sniper rifle
US military men depressed over of Russia's new T-5000 sniper rifle
Russia to rebuild its former Soviet naval base in Syria's Tartus
Lenin planted the seeds that destroyed the USSR
Kim Jong-un's tactic of hard power teaches USA lesson of obedience