Royal Maroc B738 at Lagos on Oct 11th 2019, cargo door sprung open on landing

Last Update: October 13, 2019 / 20:06:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AT-555

Destination
Lagos, Nigeria

Aircraft Registration
CN-ROR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800, registration CN-ROR performing flight AT-555 from Casablanca (Morocco) to Lagos (Nigeria), landed on Lagos' runway 18R when a cargo door sprung open. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

One piece of passenger luggage was missing triggering rumours of somebody had tried to rob the aircraft.

The occurrence aircraft departed for the return flight after about 100 minutes on the ground.

On Oct 12th 2019 Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority (FAAN) reported there was no attempted robbery or theft. The cargo door probably sprung open due to a rough landing. Security personnel escorted the aircraft, there was nobody near the aircraft. The missing piece of luggage had been left behind in Casablanca and was retrieved there.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AT-555

Destination
Lagos, Nigeria

Aircraft Registration
CN-ROR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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