Novoair AT72 at Saidpur on Nov 17th 2021, nosegear tilted by 90 degrees
Last Update: November 24, 2021 / 14:37:18 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was removed from the runway by Bangladesh's army, the runway returned to service at about 02:00L (Nov 18th).
The aircraft is still on the ground in Saidpur about a week later (Nov 24th 2021).
On Nov 24th 2021 Bangladesh's AIB reported the aircraft touched down presumably on the main gear following a normal approach. Soon after the nose gear made ground contact the aircraft began to vibrate severely, the pilot flying controlled the aircraft with brakes and rudder. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway, both engines were shut down. The aircraft sustained minor damage, the occurrence was rated a serious incident.
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