Aeromexico B738 at Mexico City on Sep 5th 2012, dropped winglet
Last Update: March 5, 2013 / 17:07:05 GMT/Zulu time
Following the landing many passengers sent "thanks" messages to the captain of the flight via Twitter, the captain reassuring passengers that only a small part of the aircraft had gone missing.
The aircraft resumed service on Sep 19th 2012.
On Mar 5th 2013 the NTSB reported that there were heavy vibrations observed during the landing roll which resulted in multiple ceiling panels and passenger service units in the aft cabin falling down. Post flight inspection showed most of the left hand winglet missing, the missing parts were recovered from the runway. No injuries occurred, the aircraft sustained minor damage. Mexico's DGAC is investigating, the NTSB has assigned an accredited representative to the investigation as the state of manufacture.
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