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10 Dec 2016 - 737-400, JY-JAQ (27826/2694), FF 27/01/1995, operated by Safi Airways suffered a collapse of the right hand main landing gear following a hard landing at Kabul on runway 11 at 12:24L (08:24Z). Photos indicate that the RH MLG collapsed causing the aircraft to skid and come to rest on the #2 engine.All 155 POB evacuated down the slides with no reported injuries.

OAKB 100850Z 21016G31KT 8000 SCT080 10/01 Q1014 NOSIG RMK BLU WHT

The operations of Safi Airways was suspended for a short time in September 2016 due to debts and taxes of AFN 1,152,774,691. According to a statement by Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority, the decision to suspend the operations of the airline was taken by the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan.

Safi Airways is on the European Commission's airline blacklist, as part of a blanket ban on all Afghani carriers. However this aircraft was sub leased from from Jordan Aviation and was Jordanian-registered.


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