Accident: BoA B733 at La Paz on Aug 3rd 2019, main wheels rotate in relation to gear strut

August 5, 2019


A BoA Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-300, registration CP-3077 performing flight OB-604 from Cochabamba to La Paz (Bolivia) with 91 people on board, landed on La Paz's runway 10 when the aircraft suffered severe vibrations on the roll out and came to a stop on the runway, the aircraft was disabled. Emergency services responded and found the left main wheels had rotated versus the left main gear strut.

Passengers reported a number of ceiling panels came down during the landing roll out.

The airline reported the aircraft stopped on the runway due to probelms with the landing gear.

Bolivia's DGCA reported the aircraft, a Boeing 737-300 registration CP-3077 performing flight OB-604, suffered a malfunction in the main gear and became disabled on the runway, the runway needed to be closed for about 2.5 hours. Bolivia's Accident Investigation Unit have opened an investigation and will contact the aircraft manufacturer. 

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