NTSB Identification: ENG10WA052
Incident occurred Tuesday, September 21, 2010 in Hong Kong, China
Aircraft: BOEING 747, registration:
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 21, 2010, 0930 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), an Air Cargo Germany, a Boeing B-747-412F,registered as D-ACGD, was performing a left turn to line up with Runway 25L for take-off 31C at Hong Kong International Airport. Just before finishing the left turn to line up for take-off, the pilots noticed a loud bang sound followed by a slight tilting of the aircraft to the left. The aircraft was disabled on the runway and subsequent inspection confirmed the failure of the outer cylinder of left main landing gear. There were no injuries among the four crew members on board. The airplane was not substantially damaged.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of
China. Further information pertaining to this accident may be
obtained from:
Civil Aviation Department
Accident Investigation Division
Hong Kong, China
46/F, Queensway Government Offices
66 Queensway, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 29106821 (24 hours)
Fax:(852) 29101177 (24 hours)
http://www.cad.gov.hk/english/home.html

Email: aid@cad.gov.hk
AFTN: VHHHYAYX
Cable: 22101 CAXTCN

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only
information obtained for, or released by, the Government of
China.

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