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Published on 12th August 2010 by Darryl Morrell, 2632 views
An Azerbaijan Airlines Airbus A319 sustained substantial damage when the gear collapsed in a runway excursion accident at Atatürk International Airport (IST/LTBA), Istanbul.
The accident happened when flight J2075, from Baku, landed on runway 05/23.
All occupants (8 crewmembers and 119 passengers) escaped unhurt.
The aircraft appears to have suffered the loss of its nose-gear in the event. It came to rest near a boundary fence, with its forward fuselage in contact with the ground and suffered sustantial damage to the underneath of the fuselage
The aircraft involved was 4K-AZ04
1 Malcolm Farren
(13. 8. 2010, 21:30 CET)
Apparently the flaps were in the retracted position. Were they retracted before the overun or were they never deployed ?