Magnicharters B733 at Mexico City on Nov 26th 2015, left main gear collapse on landing

Last Update: November 27, 2015 / 14:30:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
GMT-779

Aircraft Registration
XA-UNM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

Airport ICAO Code
MMMX

A Magnicharters Boeing 737-300, registration XA-UNM performing flight GMT-779 from Cancun to Mexico City (Mexico) with 139 passengers and 5 crew, landed on Mexico City's runway 05L at about 18:26L (00:26Z Nov 27th) but suffered the collapse and separation of its left hand main gear during rollout. The aircraft came to a stop on its right main, nose gear and left hand engine remaining on the runway. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs onto the runway. No injuries are being reported, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

The runway was closed for about 4 hours.

The airport confirmed the aircraft suffered a main collapse on landing, the passengers did not evacuate but disembarked via mobile stairs brought to the aircraft. The runway was estimated to be closed for about 4 hours.

Metars:
MMMX 270444Z 26004KT 10SM SKC 17/11 A3035 NOSIG RMK HZY
MMMX 270346Z 15006KT 10SM FEW200 19/10 A3033 NOSIG RMK 8/002 HZY SC
MMMX 270246Z 19004KT 10SM FEW020 SCT200 19/09 A3031 NOSIG RMK SLP110 52020 956 8/402 HZY AC
MMMX 270143Z 18005KT 8SM FEW020 SCT200 20/09 A3028 NOSIG RMK 8/402 HZY AC
MMMX 270042Z 12010KT 7SM FEW020 SCT200 21/09 A3025 NOSIG RMK 8/402 HZY
MMMX 262343Z 15009KT 7SM FEW020 BKN200 22/09 A3024 NOSIG RMK SLP071 57005 951 8/202 HZY
MMMX 262245Z 13008KT 6SM FEW020 BKN200 23/09 A3022 NOSIG RMK 8/202 HZY
MMMX 262146Z 19003KT 5SM FEW020 BKN200 24/09 A3022 NOSIG RMK 8/102 HZY ISOL TCU
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 26, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
GMT-779

Aircraft Registration
XA-UNM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

Airport ICAO Code
MMMX

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