DHL Aero Expreso (Panama City) on April 7, 2022 with the pictured Boeing 757-200F (HP-2010DAE), flight DO7216 to Guatemala City made an emergency landing back at San Jose, Costa Rica after taking off from Juan Santamaría International Airport.
The freighter returned to the airport due to a hydraulic issue. The aircraft on landing veered off runway 07 and broke up into two parts after falling into a ditch. The aircraft is an insurance write-off (WO).
Top Copyright Photo: DHL-Aero Expreso Boeing 757-27A (F) HP-2010DAE (msn 29610) MIA (Jay Selman). Image: 404153.
Video from accident of the cargo Boeing 757-200 "HP-2010DAE" of the airline DHL Aero Expreso at San Jose Juan Santamaria Airport/SJO (Costarica)🇨🇷 on 07.04.2022 after emergency landing of the flight D07216 DHL Guatemala due a failure on the hydraulic.https://t.co/ZgYcq1O9cU
Salida de pista de un Boeing 757 matrícula HP-2010DAE de DHL Aero Expreso. Según cuenta @CR_Aviation la tripulación está bien tras la salida de pista sufrida en el aeropuerto de Juan Santamaría de San José en Costa Rica (SJO:MROC).pic.twitter.com/DvjbGu0lTC
DHL Aero Expreso (Panama City) is replacing its older Boeing 727-200 freighter fleet with recently-converted Boeing 757-200 freighters.
The first to be delivered was 757-27A HP-1810DAE (msn 29611) on August 4, 2010.
The second, ex-FAT 757-27A HP-1910DAE (msn 29607) arrived on September 22, 2010. The conversion work was performed for Precision Conversions, LLC. This second 15 pallet Boeing 757-200PCF freighter was delivered to Aerolease Aviation, LLC. The Pratt & Whitney powered 757 represents the second of three 757-200PCFs to be converted for Aerolease under a multi-aircraft deal announced in April 2010. The freighter includes a weight upgrade option that can bring the total payload up to 80,000 pounds. HP-1910DAE was leased by Aerolease to DHL Aero Expreso.
The conversion was completed at Flightstar Aircraft Services in Jacksonville, Florida. Precision Conversions has re-delivered a total of 26, full fifteen pallet position 757-200PCF conversions to operators in Europe, North and South America, Africa, China, and India.
Copyright Photo: Raul Sepulveda. DHL Aero Expreso’s Boeing 757-27A HP-1910DAE (msn 29607) is pictured in operation at Miami.