The aircraft is bowing back and forth as it nearly touches ground, only to pull back up at the last possible moment. The attitude is set to touchdown on the main landing gear first.
Then the nose landing gear shall slowly descend to contact the runway.
Fortunately, the consequences of such an impact are minor, thanks to the Faraday shield effect of the aircraft.
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Shortly after touchdown, the left main landing gear collapsed.
Taipei, Taiwan - February 4th 2015 - The ATR-72-600 operated by Trans Asia takes off from Taipei with 58 people onboard.
Within a minute after lift off, the right-hand engine flames out, but the crew shut down the left-hand engine.
The plane became finally airborne, but did not achieve enough altitude and crashed 3 minutes later.
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