Created Thursday, Nov 25th 2021 00:25Z, last updated Thursday, Nov 25th 2021 00:25Z
A KLM Boeing 777-300, registration PH-BVN performing flight KL-592
from Johannesburg (South Africa) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), departed Johannesburg's runway 03L but lost a gear door during the takeoff run. The aircraft climbed to cruise level and continued to Amsterdam. In the meantime the gear door was found on the runway and the crew was informed. The aircraft landed on Amsterdam's runway 36R with emergency services on stand by, the crew described their landing roll a bit shakey, they believed they had blown a tyre, but had normal operation and were able to taxi to the apron.
The aircraft is still on the ground in Amsterdam about 63 hours after landing.
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