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Short-Landing Boeing 737 Crew Failed to Notify Airport Over DamagePolish investigators have disclosed that an Air Europa Boeing 737-800 crew failed to inform airport or air traffic control after landing far short at Katowice and carving through the airport's approach light structures. (www.flightglobal.com) More...
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Let me see.. It wiped out the lights and biff bang walloped everything hanging off the plane like flaps etc and they never told ATC or whoever, so how many days later did the airport discover the damage? I exaggerate of course but this report seems to suggest it may have never been discovered. Just saying....
It'll buff out.
A couple of pictures of the plane:
"You know, I noticed those scratches and dents on my walk around before the flight but I forgot to mention it. Wonder how they got there?"
Cut rate airlines with low paid inexperienced pilots a big accident waiting to happen.
Who was making the decisions ? Was there a misunderstanding as to when the left seat would take over from the right/who would decide when to ease out of descent ?
How much fuel was saved vs a/c repair cost.
At least the gear (and tires) robust enough to support touchdown(s)/braking/taxi.