AAIB investigation to Boeing 737-8AS, EI-EFB
Tail scrape, Stansted Airport, 29 July 2014.
After a stable instrument approach, the engines remained at approach power during the landing flare and the aircraft bounced. The thrust levers were then moved to idle, the speed brakes deployed automatically and during the subsequent heavy landing, the tail of the aircraft scraped along the runway.
Published: 16 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 29 July 2013