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Datum:donderdag 10 november 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-11F
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Lufthansa Cargo
Registratie: D-ALCM
Constructienummer: 48805/645
Bouwjaar: 2000
Aantal vlieguren:69139
Aantal vluchten:12835
Motoren: 3 General Electric CF6-80C2D1F
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (   ArgentiniŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT), BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), ArgentiniŽ
A McDonnell Douglas MD-11F aircraft, D-ALCM, sustained damage at Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, Argentina after the losing one of the nose landing gear tyres. The aircraft operated flight LH8273 from Curitiba, Brazil and landed on runway 29 at Buenos Aires/Ezeiza at 12:42 hours local time.
The Argentine accident investigation board stated the aircraft experienced an apparent loss of the left hand nose landing gear tyre, which then struck the central ventral fuselage, causing considerable damage.

Probable Cause:

Conclusions of the analysis
In a commercial cargo aviation flight, during the landing run, when the nose gear was resting on the runway, the complete detachment of the left wheel of the nose landing gear occurred due to the combination of the following factors:
- Lack of safety mechanism separator lock.
- Inadequate supervision and quality control on the Dakar stopover.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years
Accident number: 515760/2016
Download report: Final report
Language: Spanish


METAR Weather report:
15:00 UTC / 12:00 local time:
SAEZ 101500Z 29015KT CAVOK 27/07 Q1008

16:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
SAEZ 101600Z 34013KT 280V020 CAVOK 29/05 Q1007


JIAAC issued 1 Safety Recommendation

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR en Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA bedraagt 1364 km (852 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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