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JAL Boeing 777/200ER aircraft seriously damaged in tailstrike
Tokyo, Japan - None of the 296 passengers were injured
A Japan Airlines Boeing 777/200ER which had left Shanghai-Hongqiao International Airport suffered serious damage after it struck a runway at Tokyo-Haneda Airport, destroying part of the rear fuselage. The captain decided on the go-around after he felt that the aircraft had not fully landed with the first touchdown. While aborting the landing the tail section of the airplane struck the runway causing...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency