FAA investigating bad Southwest Airlines landing

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The FAA said in a statement that "the nose gear on Southwest Airlines Flight 345 collapsed shortly after the plane landed at 5:45 p.m. EDT on Runway 4 at New York LaGuardia Airport."

"The plane came safely to a stop at the edge of the runway," the FAA statement continued. "No injuries were immediately reported to air traffic control. The FAA is investigating."

Southwest said the FAA's account matched "eyewitness reports" from the airport.

"There were 150 people on board including customers and crew," the company said. "All customers have been deplaned and transferred to the terminal. Initial reports indicate local responders are caring for five customers and three flight attendants who have reported injuries at this time. Southwest is cooperating with local authorities, and the NTSB has been notified."

The bad Southwest landing comes weeks after the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco earlier this month that resulted in the deaths of three passengers and injured more than 180 others.