A Boeing 767 (registered N423AX) being operated by Omni Air International today had its left-hand landing gear collapse after landing at Baneasa Airport in Bucharest. The plane was heading to Washington D.C. from Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul but was making a stop to refuel in the Romanian capital.
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).A video shared on Twitter shows that the plane’s emergency slides were deployed. Additionally, fire trucks were surrounding the aircraft earlier today.
In #Bucharest Băneasa – Aurel Vlaicu due to main train failure on landing. Time: 14.52 LT
Boeing 767-300ER (N423AX) Omni Air International
Passengers on board 84 were safely evacuated via escape slides. No injuries were reported.
— FPU Romania (@FPU_Romania) August 28, 2020
Following images and footage appeared on social media: