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VIDEO: LOT 767 Damage Closeups After Belly Landing in Warsaw

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Written by: Phil Derner Jr.
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What does the bottom of a Boeing 767-300ER look like after it skids to a stop without any wheels? This video shows a follow-up to last week’s incident where a LOT Polish Airlines 767 had landing gear malfunction, requiring a full belly landing be made in Warsaw.

The aircraft’s aft belly received some heavy scraping, its nose having remained off the ground thanks to the support of the engines and the center of gravity, though no fuselage rippling is immediately apparent. The engines also made hard contact with the ground, and though probably a total write-off, does not show as much damage as one might think.

No word has yet been received on just how damaged the airframe is.

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Phil Derner Jr.
Phil Derner founded NYCAviation in 2003. A lifetime aviation enthusiast that grew up across the water from La Guardia Airport, Phil has aviation experience as a Loadmaster, Operations Controller and Flight Dispatcher. He owns and operates NYCAviation and performs duties as an aviation expert through writing, consulting, public speaking and media appearances. You can reach him by email or follow him on Twitter.


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