On July 23 2008, Garuda Indonesia Airlines Boeing 737, registeration PK-GZN, Serial number 29209, suffered a MLG failure at Syamsudin Noor Airport, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. Investigation found a crack in one of the brake mounting holes propogating inwards. The crack resulted in the fracturing of the inner cylinder and collapsed the axle. The landing gear assembly had been in service for 9 years 7 months and 8 days and had 15,218 cycles.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Indonesia. Further information pertaining to this incident may be obtained from:

Ministry of Transportation
National Transportation Safety Committee
Gedung Karys Lt. 7
Departemen Perhubungan
JI. Medan Merdeka Barat No. 8 JKT
10110 Indonesia

Tel : (021) 3517606 or (021) 3811308 Ext 1497
Fax: (021) 3517606
Email: knkt@dephub.go.id

This report is for information purpose only and contain information obtained for, or released by, the governmaent of Indonesia.

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