West Atlantic Boeing 737 Suffers Hard Landing at Exeter

West Atlantic Boeing 737 Suffers Hard Landing at Exeter

Yesterday a West Atlantic Boeing 737 suffered a hard landing incident at Exeter Airport, UK.

The 26 years-old 737-400 freighter, with registration G-JMCY and having just performed flight NPT-05L from the East Midlands, UK, suffered a very hard landing at Exeter airport, UK. The below images show that the aircraft sustained major damage, however the 2 crew on board were not injured.

a close-up of a plane's front end

A post flight inspection found creases around the fuselage, to the extent that Royal Mail are currently unable to unload the mail that the plane was carrying

a plane on the runway

The aircraft involved in this incident was initially delivered to Alaska Airlines in December 1994, from 2009 to 2014 it flew to Donavia and in 2015 it was converted for cargo freight.

a close up of a plane

West Atlantic UK is a cargo airline with 15 aircraft (1 ATR 72, 6 737-300’s, 6 737-400’s and 1 7373-800) with an average age of 29 years. This airline along with Cygnus Air, Swiftair and West Air Sweden are all part of LUSAT AIR S.L.

Photos by: @breakingavnews