Hard landing for Boeing 737-300 Air Peace / Front Jamba destroyed

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On 23 July 2019, Boeing 737-300 (5N-BQO) Air Peace had a rough landing at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

Following the violent touchdown, the front leg of the landing gear was destroyed. According to the images on the spot, both wheels were destroyed, and the central axle sank in the runway.

Boeing 737-300 Air Peace Aviation Incident

According to the first information provided by the airline officials, Commander Simisola Ajibola was on the sleeve. In the landing process to Lagos, he noticed a sudden change in weather and asked to land on a longer runway.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, has 2 runways. One is 2700 meters long and one is 3900 meters long.

The pilots did not know what happened until they got off the plane. Initially the airport authorities notified them, saying that there was a problem at the front of the plane. But without noticing the seriousness of the situation.

The Boeing 737-300 (5N-BQO) Air Peace aircraft is 21.8 years old. Operate flight P47191, on the route Port Harcourt Airport - Murtala Muhammed International Airport. There were 139 people on board, 133 passengers and 6 crew members. There were no injuries!

Photo by @BannorkAviation

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