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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192586
Last updated: 16 September 2019
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Date:04-JAN-2017
Time:05:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8FE (WL)
Owner/operator:Virgin Australia
Registration: VH-VUH
C/n / msn: 34440
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Brisbane Airport (YBBN), Brisbane, QLD -   Australia
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YBBN
Destination airport:YMML
Narrative:
Whilst taxiing in preparation for departure from Brisbane Airport, the aircraft experienced a landing gear failure in which the outboard wheel hub separated from the left-hand landing gear. The aircraft was subsequently unable to be towed back to the terminal.

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2017/aair/ao-2017-003/


Images:

Photo of VH-VUH courtesy AirHistory.net


Melbourne - Tullamarine (YMML / MEL)
10 February 2008; (c) Malcolm Clarke

Revision history:

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