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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22807
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:11-SEP-2008
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-800
Owner/operator:Ryanair
Registration: EI-DYD
C/n / msn: 33632
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Dublin Airport, Dublin -   Ireland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Dublin Airport, Dublin, Eire (DUB/EIDW)
Destination airport:Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS)
Investigating agency: AAIU
Narrative:
During take-off, the Tail Skid Assembly shoe on the underside of the aft fuselage came into contact with the runway surface. The aircraft continued on its departure, and levelled off at Flight Level (FL)120, where the Flight Crew then completed the ‘Tailstrike on Takeoff’ checklist.

While completing this checklist the aircraft was depressurised. After communication with the Cabin Crew, the passenger oxygen masks were deployed manually. The Flight Crew declared an Emergency and returned to Dublin Airport where the flight landed without further incident.

Sources:

1. http://www.aaiu.ie/sites/default/files/report-attachments/12484-REPORT_2009_025-0.pdf
2. https://www.rte.ie/news/2008/0911/107935-ryanair/


Images:

Photo of EI-DYD courtesy AirHistory.net


Tenerife Sur - Reina Sofia (GCTS / TFS)
24 April 2018; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2008 03:07 number78 Added
17-May-2016 21:57 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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