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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228350
Last updated: 20 August 2019
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Date:19-AUG-2019
Time:21:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8LJ (WL)
Owner/operator:Pobeda
Registration: VQ-BTJ
C/n / msn: 39950/5133
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 173
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Gyumri-Leninakan Airport (LWN/UDSG), Gyumri -   Armenia
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW)
Destination airport:Gyumri-Leninakan Airport (LWN/UDSG)
Narrative:
Upon landing, a Pobeda Boeing 737-8LJ (WL), performing flight DP855, suffered a tail strike. It was taken out of service.

Sources:

https://www.tellerreport.com/news/2019-08-19---russian-plane-makes-a-hard-landing-in-armenian-gyumri-.BkgjWKdNS.html
https://www.panorama.am/en/news/2019/08/20/Russian-plane-makes-a-hard-landing-in-Armenian-Gyumri/2155385
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/dp855

https://www.planespotters.net/photo/901415/vq-btj-pobeda-boeing-737-8ljwl (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Aug-2019 06:46 gerard57 Added
20-Aug-2019 09:08 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2019 09:11 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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