Air Canada Boeing 777 Experiences Tail Strike on Landing

Photo: Chang Yong Jeong

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An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Toronto (Canada) to Hong Kong (China), experienced tail strike on landing.

  • Aircraft performed an ILS approach to runway 07R. After landing at 14:53L (06:53Z), while receiving taxi instructions, the crew reported they had encountered turbulence on landing and recommended a runway check.
  • The controller did not understand, the crew reported they had turbulence on landing, the controller acknowledged.
  • The aircraft taxied to the apron.
  • A post flight inspection revealed evidence of a tail strike. The return flight was cancelled.