Date & Time: Apr 29, 2014 at 0226 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Paris-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle – East Midlands
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft was carrying 10 tons of freight from Paris-Roissy-CDG to East Midlands. Following an uneventful flight, crew completed the approach and the landing procedure on runway 27. After a normal deceleration, crew was preparing to vacate the runway at low speed when the left main gear strut broke. The gear collapsed and the aircraft sunk on runway. Both pilots were uninjured while the aircraft was badly damaged. It appears the aircraft just undergone an A type maintenance check during the last weekend of 26 and 27 of April, few hours prior to the accident.