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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Date:Wednesday 2 December 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-529
Operator:Air Djibouti
Registration: EY-560
MSN: 26538/2298
First flight: 1992-05-20 (28 years 7 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 44
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Garowe Airport (GGR) (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hargeisa Airport (HGA/HCMH), Somalia
Destination airport:Garowe Airport (GGR/HCMW), Somalia
An Air Djibouti Boeing 737-529, EY-560, suffered a right-hand main landing gear collapse on landing at Garowe Airport, Puntland, Somalia.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Djibouti to Mogadishu, Somalia, with en route stops at Hargeisa and Garowe.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

» Air Djibouti


photo of Boeing-737-529-EY-560
accident date: 02-12-2020
type: Boeing 737-529
registration: EY-560

Video, social media

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hargeisa Airport to Garowe Airport as the crow flies is 504 km (315 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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