India Regional AT42 at Silchar on Jun 10th 2012, dropped nose wheel on departure

Last Update: June 10, 2012 / 22:53:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2012

Flight number
AI-9760

Destination
Guwahati, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ABO

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

An Air India Regional Avion de Transport Regional ATR-42-300 on behalf of Air India, registration VT-ABO performing flight AI-9760 from Silchar to Guwahati (India) with 48 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Silchar when tower saw an object fall from the aircraft to the ground. A subsequent search of the runway found a nosewheel. The aircraft continued to Guwahati, made a low approach to have the gear inspected from the ground resulting in the left nose wheel confirmed missing, burned off fuel and landed safely in Guwahati.

India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2012

Flight number
AI-9760

Destination
Guwahati, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-ABO

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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