Tag: hard landing

Pilots Awarded Title of Hero after Hard Landing Airbus A321 on Cornfield

Reading Time: 1 minute The flight crew of the Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200, who performed a hard landing on a cornfield after the plane flew through the flock of seagulls and ingested animals in both engines, were awarded the title of Hero of Russia. Both engines of the A321, which carried 226 passengers and 7 crew on the route […]

Air Peace Boeing 737 Suffers a Hard Touch Down

Reading Time: 1 minute An Air Peace Boeing 737-300, registration 5N-BQO performing flight P4-7191 from Port Harcourt to Lagos (Nigeria) with 133 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Lagos’ runway 18R at about 11:20L (10:20Z) but suffered a hard touch down causing both nose wheels to separate from the nose gear strut. The aircraft skidded to a halt on […]

Why Hard Plane Landing in Bad Weather is Intentional?

Reading Time: 1 minute The thought of a smooth flight is probably on every passenger‘s mind before taking off. So, what is a smooth flight? The concept usually consists of a calm and easy departure and landing as well. However, a successful landing does not depend on how smooth the touchdown was. In bad weather conditions, passengers of the […]

LOT Polish Airlines DH8D Suffers Hard Landing in Warsaw

Reading Time: 1 minute A LOT Polish Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration SP-EQG performing flight LO-3924 from Krakow to Warsaw (Poland) with 59 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Krakow when the crew spotted a problem with the nose gear, stopped the climb at FL100 and turned to return to Krakow, but then decided to continue […]

Brussels Airlines Airbus A320 suffers hard landing at Madrid

Reading Time: 1 minute A Brussels Airlines Airbus A320, in the livery of the Belgium “Red Devils” Soccer National Team, performing flight from Brussels to Madrid landed on Madrid’s runway 32R but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally. While the aircraft was being prepared for the […]