Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2007 Issue

February 4, 2007, Miami, Fla., McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71F

At about 2255 Eastern time the Colombian-registered airplane, operating as an international cargo flight sustained minor damage when its right main landing gear collapse during the landing roll. Instrument conditions prevailed. The three crewmembers aboard were not injured. According to the Captain, after making a normal approach and touchdown, and with the airplane decelerating through about 100-120 knots, it began to lean and veer to the right. The crew stopped the airplane on the runway and evacuated.

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