BoA B733 at La Paz on Mar 7th 2019, fracture of left shimmy damper on landing

Last Update: October 9, 2019 / 17:42:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 7, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-614

Destination
La Paz, Bolivia

Aircraft Registration
CP-3020

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A BoA Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-300, registration CP-3020 performing flight OB-614 from Cochabamba to La Paz (Bolivia) with 127 passengers and 7 crew, landed on La Paz's runway 28 when after touchdown severe vibrations developed. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway on all landing gear and was disabled. Emergency services responded and sprayed the left main gear. Fractured parts of the left hand main gear shimmy damper were recovered from the runway.

Bolivia's DGAC reported the aircraft suffered a possible malfunction of the left main landing gear, the 127 passengers and 7 crew disembarked safely, the aircraft was subsequently towed off the runway.

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
Mar 7, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-614

Destination
La Paz, Bolivia

Aircraft Registration
CP-3020

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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