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Air Djibouti 737-500 Right-Hand Gear Collapses During Landing

MIAMI – Today, an Air Djibouti Boeing 737-500s right-hand gear collapsed during landing at Garowe Airport (GGR) in Somalia, causing substantial damage to the aircraft but avoiding any fatalities. 

Operating on a series of flights between Djibouti and Mogadishu with stops in smaller airports in Somalia, of which GGR was one. The airport, in Northeastern Somalia, has a single asphalt runway of 2,200 meters in length, making it one of the largest airports in Somalia.

A photo taken of the damaged aircraft after landing depicts the aircraft resting on the starboard side engine with the flaps still extended. According to a photo seen read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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