Shaheen B734 at Karachi on Apr 22nd 2012, left main gear collapse on landing

Last Update: April 22, 2012 / 18:55:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2012

Flight number
NL-122

Aircraft Registration
AP-BJN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

A Shaheen Air International Boeing 737-400, registration AP-BJN performing flight NL-122 from Islamabad to Karachi (Pakistan) with 122 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Karachi's runway 25L at about 12:16L (07:16Z) when during the roll out the left main gear strut started to fail, the gear strut penetrating the upper surface of the wing. The aircraft came to stop on the runway and was disabled, no injuries are being reported. The passengers disembarked onto the runway via mobile stairs.

The runway was closed for about 8 hours until the aircraft was removed from the runway.

Metars:
OPKC 220925Z 21018KT 7000 SCT020 33/17 Q1006 GUSTING 30KT OR MORE
OPKC 220855Z 21020KT 7000 SCT020 33/17 Q1007 SW/W 20-25KTS GUSTING 30KT OR MORE
OPKC 220825Z 26018KT 7000 SCT020 33/17 Q1007 TEMPO SW/W 20-25KTSG30KT OR MORE
OPKC 220755Z 27018KT 7000 SCT020 33/17 Q1008 GUSTING 30KTS OR MORE
OPKC 220725Z 27018KT 7000 SCT020 32/17 Q1008 GUSTING 30KTS OR MORE
OPKC 220655Z 27018KT 7000 SCT020 32/17 Q1009 NOSIG
OPKC 220625Z 28013KT 7000 SCT020 32/18 Q1009 NOSIG
OPKC 220555Z 28013KT 7000 SCT020 32/18 Q1009 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2012

Flight number
NL-122

Aircraft Registration
AP-BJN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

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