Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

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Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

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Post by howie » Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:16 pm

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A Peruvian Boeing 737-500, performing flight from Cuzco (Peru) to La Paz (Bolivia) with 122 passengers and 5 crew, both main gear struts collapse on landing.

Aircraft suffered the collapse of both main gear struts while landing on La Paz’s Airport El Alto (Bolivia) runway 10.

The aircraft came to a stop on the center line of the runway resting on nose gear, both engines and the aft belly of the fuselage.

The passengers disembarked onto the runway via mobile stairs. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

The airport estimates the mishap of the Peruvian Airlines Aircraft will close the airport until 15:00L (19:00Z)

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Re: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

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Post by Raffles » Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:37 pm

Hard landing? Or maybe the same issue Comair had.



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Re: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

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Post by Propnut » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:35 am

Boeing will have to change the computer voice calling out the landing altitude to the runway.

50ft . . 20ft . . 10ft . . 5ft . . . . minus 5ft.



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Re: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

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Post by Bell 407 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:46 am

Propnut wrote:
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:35 am
Boeing will have to change the computer voice calling out the landing altitude to the runway.

50ft . . 20ft . . 10ft . . 5ft . . . . minus 5ft.
:haha: :haha: :haha:



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Post by Raffles » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:55 pm

Airbus calls you a retard just before you land.



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Re: Peruvian Boeing 737 Both Main Gear Struts Collapse on Landing

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Post by Bell 407 » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:14 am

Raffles wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:55 pm
Airbus calls you a retard just before you land.
Yip, I love hearing that on the videos :haha: :haha: :haha:



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