Incident: Malindo AT72 at Kuala Lumpur on Feb 27th 2018, nose gear tilted 90 degrees on landing

Incident: Malindo AT72 at Kuala Lumpur on Feb 27th 2018, nose gear tilted 90 degrees on landing

A Malindo Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9M-LMF performing flight OD-1407 from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur Subang (Malaysia) with 33 passengers, landed on Subang's runway 15 on first approach, however, the nose gear was rotated 90 degrees causing both nose gear tyres to blow out and damage to the nose wheels during roll out. The aircraft became disabled on the runway. There were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft is being assessed.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a tyre burst upon landing at Subang airport which necessitated the closure of the runway until the aircraft can be removed. 

The aircraft seen disabled on the runway: