Alliance Air ATR-72-212A Experiences Tail Strike on Landing

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An Alliance Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Air India, performing flight from Mumbai to Diu (India), experienced tail strike on landing.

  • Aircraft landed on Diu’s runway 05/23 (length 1825 meters/5900 feet) but struck its tail onto the runway surface.
  • There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however.
  • The return flight was cancelled.