Hard landing Incident Boeing 737-84P (BCF) (WL) VT-SFF,
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Date:Wednesday 23 September 2020
Time:14:29 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-84P (BCF) (WL)
Registration: VT-SFF
MSN: 30474/607
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB) -   India
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Ras Al Khaimah International Airport (RKT/OMRK)
Destination airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Investigating agency: DGAC India
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
SpiceJet flight SG7044, a Boeing 737-84P (BCF), was involved in a hard landing incident during landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, while operating a cargo flight.
The aircraft took-off from Ras Al Khaimah Airport at 11:39 to Mumbai. The aircraft was without any cargo load. The PIC was the pilot flying and First Officer was the pilot monitoring.
The flight was uneventful till approach for landing at Mumbai. While landing at Mumbai the pitch attitude was very low and the aircraft made a three point contact on runway 27 with a maximum vertical acceleration of 3.34g.

Improper flare technique by the pilot flying (PF) caused the abnormal runway contact while landing.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DGAC India
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Download report: Final report


DGAC India

Revision history:

17-Jan-2024 15:46 harro Added

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