Boeing 777-333ER – Tail Strike (Hong Kong)

 

Date: 11-DEC-2018
Time: 14:54 LT
Type: Boeing 777-333ER
Owner/operator: Air Canada
Registration: C-FITW
C/n / msn: 35298/638
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities: 0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location: Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH) –    Hong Kong
Phase: Landing
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
Destination airport: Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)

Narrative:
Air Canada flight AC15, a Boeing 777-300ER, suffered a tailstrike while landing on runway 07R at Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport. The aircraft was able to taxi to the gate normally. The return flight was cancelled, as the aircraft sustained scrape damage to the underside of the rear fuselage.

Weather reported about the incident time (06:54Z)
VHHH 110700Z 33016KT 9999 FEW040 18/10 Q1020 NOSIG
VHHH 110630Z 33012KT 9999 FEW040 18/10 Q1020 NOSIG