West Atlantic 737 seriously damaged in landing incident at Exeter


A West Atlantic Boeing 737 cargo aircraft has suffered substantial damage after a “hard landing” at Exeter Airport.

The incident occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning after a flight from East Midlands Airport.

The aircraft involved was Boeing 737-400 G-JMCY.

Images widely shared on social media show substantial damage to the central wing box and wing roots consistent with a heavy landing.

No one was injured in the incident which is expected to be investigated by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB).

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