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Peruvian Airlines Plane Suffered Landing Gear Collapse at El Alto International Airport

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-331 suffered the collapse of both main gear struts during landing at El Alto International Airport, Bolivia, on November 22nd.

The incident happened when the Boeing 737-500 plane was coming from Cusco, Peru.

There were one hundred and twenty-two passengers and five crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained uninjured.

Air Cargo Carriers Plane Suffers Nose Gear Collapse at Louisville International Airport

Air Cargo Carriers freight flight 2Q-1611 suffered a nose gear collapse on landing in Louisville International Airport, Kentucky, on November 6th.

The incident happened when the plane was coming from Danville, Illinois.

Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Amsterdam Airport; No Injuries Reported

Flybe flight BE-1284 crash-landed at Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands, on February 23rd.

The plane was coming from Edinburgh, Scotland, when its right main gear collapsed during landing.

There were 59 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The aircraft suffered significant damage.

Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

A small cargo plane owned by Alpine Air made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport, Montana, on January 19th.

The plane took off for Sidney, Montana, but had to turn back after the pilot failed to fully retract the landing gear.

The plane’s landing collapsed upon landing. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained unharmed.

Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Wings Abadi flight IW-1896 veered off the runway at Achmad Yani International Airport, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, on December 25th.

The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bandung landed safely on the runway but veered off and came to a stop with its right main gear collapsed.

The aircraft received substantial damage.

No injuries were reported.

SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

SkyWestSkyWest Airlines flight 5588 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 4th.

The plane took off from Houston, Texas, and was on final approach to Monterrey, Mexico, when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and decided to divert.

The aircraft’s nose gear collapsed upon landing in San Antonio.

One passenger sustained a minor injury in the accident.

Fedex Federal Express Plane Catches Fire after Main Gear Collapses on Landing

FedExFedex Federal Express flight FX-910 caught fire after landing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, on October 28th.

The plane coming from Memphis, Tennessee, had just landed in Florida when the tower noticed fire in the left engine. According to the FAA, the plane’s left main gear had collapsed during landing that resulted in the fire.

There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed.

The aircraft sustained considerable damage.

Trigana Air Service Freighter Plane makes Hard Landing in Indonesia

Trigana AirTrigana Air Service flight IL-7321 made a hard landing at Wamena Airport, Papua, Indonesia, on September 13th.

The Boeing 737-300 freighter en-route from Jayapura, Indonesia, touched down at the runway very hard in a nose high position.

The right main gear of the plane collapsed and it slid on its nose gear.

All 3 crew members and 15.3 tons of cargo remained safe.

Nose Gear on Southwest Airlines Plane Collapses at Baltimore Airport

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-149 had to face a delay after the aircraft’s nose gear collapsed at Baltimore–Washington International Airport, Maryland, on August 4th.

The Boeing 737-300 plane was being pushed back when its nose gear collapsed.

All 126 passengers and 5 crew members disembarked safely.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

UPSUnited Parcel Service flight 5X-61 had to reject takeoff at Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea, on June 6th.

The McDonnell Douglas-11 was accelerating to takeoff for Anchorage, Alaska, when the crew had to abort taking-off at a high speed.

The plane received substantial damage after it overran the runway and had its nose gear collapsed.

Jet Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Jet AirwaysJet Airways flight 9W 354 had to make an emergency landing at Mumbai airport in India, on March 3rd.

According to the airline, “Jet Airways flight 9W 354 on landing in Mumbai reported a technical fault with the main landing gear.” It is believed that the plane’s main landing gear collapsed upon landing, also causing damage to the right wing.

All 127 people aboard the plane remained uninjured.

Magnicharters Airlines Jet Crash-Landed at Mexico City Airport

MagnichartersA Magnicharters airlines jet crash-landed at Mexico City International Airport in Mexico, on November 26.

The Boeing 737 plane was coming from the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun when its landing gear partially collapsed upon landing.

There were 139 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. Authorities said some of the passengers were treated for “nervous crisis.”

British Airways Jet Crash-Lands in South Africa; No injuries Reported

British airwaysBritish Airways jet crash-landed at O. R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 26.

The Boeing 737-400 plane, operating as Comair flight BA6234, was flying from Port Elizabeth, Cape Town when its left landing gear collapsed upon landing.

There were 94 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

An airline spokesperson confirmed the incident and said, “Comair and the relevant authorities will be conducting the necessary investigation over the coming days and weeks. As soon as more information is on hand we will be releasing it to the media.”

Southwest NoseGear Collapse July 22 Update

Investigators are still working to determine the problem why the landing gear of Southwest Airlines Flight 345 collapsed while the plane was landing in New York on Monday.

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Date: 22-JUL-13
Time: 21:45:00Z
Regis#: N753SW/SWA345
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 737
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: Unknown
Aircraft Missing:
Damage: Unknown
State: New York

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