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Yet another way to damage your flaps

Started by Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers, Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:31

Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers

Accident: Eva B744 at Manila on Jul 18th 2016, runway asphalt punctures flaps during landing

QuoteAn Eva Air Boeing 747-400, registration B-16410 performing fölight BR-271 from Taipei (Taiwan) to Manila (Philippines), landed on Manila's runway 24 and slowed safely. Upon vacating the runway via a high speed exit R3 the taxiway's asphalt surface broke up and asphalt debris punctured the right hand flaps of the aircraft. The aircraft taxied to the apron where the damage to the right hand wing was discovered.


Exhaust vs. asphalt... Exhaust won!
Will /Chicago /USA

Hardy Heinlin

Be careful with those 744s ... there are not many in service anymore ...


Avi Adin