Aeromexico B738 at Guadalajara on Jan 3rd 2019, ground down main wheels on landing

Last Update: January 3, 2019 / 20:53:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeromexico

Flight number
AM-120

Aircraft Registration
XA-AMV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
MMGL

An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800, registration XA-AMV performing flight AM-120 from Mexico City to Guadalajara (Mexico) with 151 people on board, landed on Guadalajara's runway 28 following a seemingly uneventful flight, when smoke and flames appeared from the landing gear. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway with all four main wheels ground down. Emergency services responded and sprayed the landing gear. The passengers disembarked normally.

The runway needed to be closed.

The airline reported upon landing smoke appeared in the landing gear which was controlled by emergency services. The 151 passengers and crew have disembarked and are well.

Related NOTAMs:
A0038/19 NOTAMR A0037/19
Q) MMFR/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2031N10319W002
A) MMGL
B) 1901031855
C) 1901032100
E) RWY 10/28 AND 02/20 CLSD

A0037/19 NOTAMN
Q) MMFR/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2031N10319W002
A) MMGL
B) 1901031725
C) 1901031900
E) RWY 10/28 AND 02/20 CLSD

Metars:
MMGL 031849Z 00000KT 10SM SCT300 23/04 A3016 RMK 8/001=
MMGL 031754Z 00000KT 10SM SCT300 22/05 A3021 RMK SLP138 57007 913 8/001 ISOL AC=
MMGL 031710Z 14004KT 10SM BKN300 20/07 A3023 RMK 8/001 RWY 10/28 AND 02/20 CLOSED=
MMGL 031649Z 08006KT 10SM BKN300 19/07 A3025 RMK 8/001=
MMGL 031549Z 00000KT 8SM BKN300 15/06 A3026 RMK 8/008 ISOL AC=
MMGL 031449Z 00000KT 8SM BKN300 12/06 A3023 RMK SLP167 52023 916 8/008 ISOL AC=
MMGL 031347Z 14003KT 10SM SCT100 BKN300 06/03 A3018 RMK 8/071=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 3, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeromexico

Flight number
AM-120

Aircraft Registration
XA-AMV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
MMGL

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