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Alaska B738 at Santa Ana on Aug 20th hard landing punches gear through wing


(Thanks AVH, looked for the audio, and found nothing at KSNA)
There is video and more pics in the link

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N516AS performing flight AS-1288 from Seattle,WA to Santa Ana,CA (USA), landed on Santa Ana's runway 20R at 23:14L (06:14Z Aug 21st) but touched down hard causing the left main gear strut being punched through the left wing. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway and was disabled. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however.



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