Plane makes emergency landing without its nose gear

US Airways plane at George Bush International Airport

One hospitalised after US airways plane makes emergency landing without its nose gear

A US Airways plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Houston without its nose gear being deployed.

The Houston-bound plane from Philadelphia touched down at the George Bush International Airport before coming to a halt, reports ABC News.

According to an airline statement, at least 52 passengers and four crew members were on board the flight.

The plane landed safely and passengers exited the aircraft on slides.

When the pilot landed the plane, smoke began to form in the cabin, reports the Daily Mail.

One passenger was injured and taken to hospital, abc13 reports.

The incident is now being investigated.

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