Novoair AT72 at Saidpur on Nov 17th 2021, nosegear tilted by 90 degrees

Last Update: November 24, 2021 / 14:37:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Novoair

Flight number
VQ-967

Aircraft Registration
S2-AHF

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Novoair Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration S2-AHF performing flight VQ-967 from Dhaka to Saidpur (Bangladesh) with 69 passengers and 4 crew, landed on Saidpur's runway 34 at about 18:52L (12:52Z), however the nose gear tilted by 90 degrees during the roll out and the nose gear tyres burst. The aircraft came to stop on the runway center line and was disabled. There were no injuries.

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.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 17, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Novoair

Flight number
VQ-967

Aircraft Registration
S2-AHF

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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