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26 Nov 2015 - XA-UNM 737-300 Gear collapse on landing

Boeing 737-300, XA-UNM (24248/1636), operated by Magnicharters, flight GMT779, made an ILS approach to Runway 05L at Mexico City-Benito Juárez (MMMX) at about 18:26L

Reports say that the left main gear gave way after touchdown and collapsed rearwards becoming wedged below the left wing/engine and the ground. The strut seperated and the left engine contacted the ground.

The aircraft stopped on the runway and although there was no fire, fire services sprayed the aircraft with foam. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs on the runway. There are no reported injuries to the 139 passengers or crew.

The incident was in darkness but the weather was fine

MMMX 270143Z 18005KT 8SM FEW020 SCT200 20/09 A3028 NOSIG RMK 8/402 HZY AC

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