Airbus makes emergency landing in Jeddah, injuring dozens (VIDEO)

Airbus makes emergency landing in Jeddah, injuring dozens (VIDEO)

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Madinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear.

Saudia Airbus A330-200 made an emergency landing at Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport with the nose gear retracted, injuring dozens of people.

The aircraft had circled Jeddah for several hours and was forced to make two low passes until it was allowed to land on runway 34R at around 22:00 local time, Arab News reported.

The Airbus 330 suffered considerable damage, but passengers were evacuated via emergency slides, 52 injuries have been reported.

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