Omni Air International Boeing 767 suffers main landing gear collapse during landing at Bucharest Airport

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On 28 August, an Omni Air International Boeing 767 (registered N423AX) operated a flight between Kabul, Afghanistan and Washington, United States with a scheduled refueling stop at Bucharest, Romania. During landing at the Romanian capital, however, the aircraft’s left-hand main landing gear collapsed.

The aircraft continued to skid along the runway. Emergency slides were used to evacuate the 80 passengers from the aircraft. (passenger numbers vary between sources).

Following images and footage appeared on social media:

 

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