EUROPE-SEPTEMBER 6, 2018
Iberia Airbus A340-600 damaged in a hard landing at Quito, Ecuador on 11 August 2018.
The flight from Madrid touched down hard on Quito’s runway 18, and the crew executing a go-around.
According to BEA, inspection following the landing found, tyre in the centre bogie lost treads, and hydraulics for rear wheels brakes of the centre gear was leaking.
The aircraft was flown back to Madrid on 27 August, but still out of service.