LONDON - A Virgin Atlantic passenger plane will carry out a "non-standard landing" at London's Gatwick airport on Monday after a landing gear fault forced the US-bound plane to turn around, the airline said in a statement.
"Flight VS43 ... (has) returned to London
Gatwick due to a technical issue with one of the landing gears," Virgin Atlantic said in a statement. "The aircraft is preparing to implement a non-standard landing procedure at Gatwick airport
Flight tracking site flightradar24.com said the aircraft was a Boeing 747
. Gatwick airport
said emergency services were on standby.