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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182453
Last updated: 9 August 2021
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Date:17-DEC-2015
Time:09:30 CET
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-36N (WL)
Owner/operator:Meridiana
Registration: EI-IGS
MSN: 28562/2908
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 93
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Catania Airport -   Italy
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Catania CTA/LICC
Destination airport:Milano Linate LIN/LIML
Narrative:
After take-off for Milan-Linate, the airplane lost one of the wheels of the left hand main landing gear .
Aircraft immediately returned and landed without reporting further consequences.
The wheel plummeted onto Catania’s popular Della Plaia beach, which was fortunately empty at the time

The flight, IG220, was consequently cancelled.

Sources:

http://www.ansv.it/It/Detail_relazioni.asp?ID=1975

http://catania.livesicilia.it/2015/12/17/paura-a-bordo-aereo-perde-una-ruota-atterraggio-di-emergenza-a-fontanarossa_363318/

https://www.thelocal.it/20151217/wheel-falls-off-passenger-jet-onto-sicily-beach


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Dec-2015 10:19 MKAP Added
18-Dec-2015 10:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative]
18-Dec-2015 18:11 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2015 08:00 Anon. Updated [Total occupants]
19-Dec-2015 14:26 Chieftain Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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