Event Details


Title:Collapse of MLG on landing, McDonnell Douglas (Boeing) MD-83, EC-FXI
Micro summary:The right main landing gear of this McDonnell Douglas MD-83 collapsed on landing.
Event Time:2001-05-10 at 1232 UTC
File Name:2001-05-10-UK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Publishing Country:United Kingdom
Report number:EW/C2001/5/1
Pages:34
Site of event:Liverpool Airport
Latitude/Longitude:5320'N 00251'W
Departure:Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Destination:Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Liverpool, England
Airplane Type(s):McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)
Flight Phase:Landing
Registration(s):EC-FXI
Operator(s):Spanair
Type of flight:Revenue
Occupants:51
Fatalities:0
Serious Injuries:0
Minor/Non-Injured:51
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary:The aircraft carried out an automatic landing at Liverpool at 1232 hrs with the first officer (FO) being the pilot flying. The right main landing gear collapsed on touchdown and the commander took over control shortly afterwards. The aircraft continued travelling along the runway, maintaining approximately the centreline, and came to rest with the right wing in contact with the ground. A successful passenger evacuation was carried out using the forward escape slides and the left overwing emergency exit.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Evacuation
Systems - Landing Gear
Systems - Landing Gear - MLG Collapse
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