New South Wales
Aviation occurrence type
The ATSB is investigating a hard landing involving a Boeing 737-8FE, registered VH-YQR, that occurred at Sydney Airport, New South Wales, on 10 March 2023.
While landing on runway 34R at Sydney Airport, the 737 bounced following the first touchdown. The flight crew continued the landing resulting in a second touchdown with an acceleration of about 3G. There was no reported injuries or damage to the aircraft. The investigation is continuing.
A final report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation. However, should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties so appropriate safety action can be taken.
Brisbane Airport, Queensland
Sydney Airport, New South Wales
Part 121 Air transport operations - larger aeroplanes
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