Event Details

Title:Failure of main landing gear, Accident: Boeing 757-208, TF-FIJ
Micro summary:The right hand main truck landing gear beam of this Boeing 757-208 failed while the airplane was parked at the gate, causing the airplane to rest on its shock strut instead of the wheels.
Event Time:2001-06-28 at 2001 UTC
File Name:2001-06-28-DK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Accident Investigation Board (AIB)
Publishing Country:Denmark
Report number:HCL 40/01
Site of event:parked at a gate in EKCH
Departure:Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup), Copenhagen, Denmark
Destination:Keflavik Airport, Reykjavik, Iceland
Airplane Type(s):Boeing 757-208
Flight Phase:Parked
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary: The aircraft was parked at a gate in EKCH when the accident occurred.

The boarding of the aircraft was almost completed when the right hand main landing gear’s truck beam failed. As the right hand truck beam failed, the aircraft’s right side rested on the shock strut instead of on the wheels. The photo below shows the failed truck beam and the aircraft resting on the shock strut.
Learning Keywords:Systems - Landing Gear
Systems - Landing Gear - MLG Collapse
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