Cops investigate landing gear from 9/11 found in downtown Manhattan

Police released this image of the landing gear. (NYPD)
Police released this image of the landing gear. (NYPD)

According to the NYPD, landing gear apparently from an airliner on 9/11 was found downtown this week. 

The NYPD announced today that part of apparent landing gear was found wedged between the rear of 51 Park Place and the building behind it.

Cops are securing the location as they would a crime scene, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said.

They will take photographs and later make a decision with the medical examiner’s office about whether to sift soil for possible human remains.

The plane includes a visible Boeing identification number, Browne said.



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