BoA B733 at La Paz on Nov 1st 2017, gear fracture

Last Update: October 9, 2019 / 17:44:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-669

Destination
La Paz, Bolivia

Aircraft Registration
CP-3077

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A BoA Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-300, registration CP-3077 performing flight OB-669 from Santa Cruz to La Paz (Bolivia) with 101 passengers and 6 crew, was rolling out after landing in La Paz when the crew believed the left hand main tyres had deflated disabling the aircraft on the runway. The passengers disembarked onto the runway via stairs.

Bolivia's DGCA have opened an investigation into the incident.

On Nov 7th 2017 the DGCA reported that the cause of the incident had not been tyre damage other than the crew initially believed and told the passengers. The investigation showed the aircraft had touched down normally, during roll out vibrations developed, the crew managed to stop the aircraft near the end but within the runway. Initial investigation results show the shock absorber fractured. The flight data and cockpit voice recorders have been downloaded and are being analysed.

On Oct 9th 2019 Bolivia's DGAC announced that all operations of Boeing 737 Classic are suspended at La Paz El Alto International Airport until further notice, for more details see Accident: BoA B733 at La Paz on Aug 3rd 2019, main wheels rotate in relation to gear strut.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-669

Destination
La Paz, Bolivia

Aircraft Registration
CP-3077

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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