Incident: B737 at Paro - Unstable approach, Auto Warnings, Hard touch down
Incident: TriMG B733 at Paro on Jul 12th 2021, unstable approach, autom. warnings, hard touch down
A Tri-M.G. Intra Asia Airlines Boeing 737-300 freighter, registration PK-YGW performing flight GM-515 from Kolkata (India) to Paro (Bhutan), was on approach to Paro's runway 33 when the crew received a "BANK ANGLE" warning as well as a GPWS "Sink Rate! Pull Up!" warning but continued the approach resulting in a hard touch down.
According to Unicef the aircraft was carrying Moderna vaccines to Bhutan that were donated to Bhutan within the COVAX initiative.
The aircraft remained on the ground in Paro for about 16 hours, then departed for the next sector to Bangkok (Thailand).
Cockpit Video of the botched landing (Video: Matt Dearden):