LOT continues with 767 belly landing investigation

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LOT Polish Airlines is continuing its investigations into the Boeing 767-300ER which made a spectacular belly landing at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport on 1 November after its landing gear failed to deploy.

The airframe, MSN 28656, is being inspected at Warsaw, said the airline.

It said: "The structure was already checked by Boeing's AOG [Aircaft on Ground] survey team and the engines are still being tested. After completion of the investigation LOT Polish Airlines together with aircraft owner will decide about the next steps."

The 1997 airframe is owned by Aircastle Investment and had accumulated 7,354 cycles in 59,327hr as of 30 September, according to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database.

It is powered by General Electric CF6-80C2 engines.