On 19 January, a West Atlantic UK Boeing 737-400 freighter (registered G-JMCY) operated domestic cargo flight NPT05L between East Midlands Airport and Exeter Airport, United Kingdom. During landing at Exeter, however, the aircraft sustained extensive damage.
On social media platforms, users indicate that the aircraft got damaged to this extent after a hard touchdown and that Royal Mail was unable to offload the cargo.
Following images appeared on social media:
West Atlantic Boeing 737-400SF (G-JMCY, built 1994) sustained possible overstress damage resulting from a hard landing at Exeter Airport (EGTE), UK arriving as cargo flight NPT105L from East Midlands. https://t.co/KRtqv9cCVW pic.twitter.com/CuotQzUG0u
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) January 19, 2021
Hard landing & extensive damage to Center fuselage- West Atlantic Boeing 737-400 freighter [G-JMCY] suffered a hard landing at Exeter airport ,EN (UK) at 02:34Z.
— FL360aero (@fl360aero) January 19, 2021
— Breaking Aviation News & Videos (@breakingavnews) January 19, 2021