Luxair Bombardier Q400 perform belly landing after aborted takeoff

A Luxair Bombardier Q400 turboprop airliner, came to rest on belly after a aborted takeoff from Sarrebrucken airport in Germany.

The Luxair LG 9562 flight aborted its takeoff today at around 10 am, local time after pilot detected a malfunction.

None of the 16 passengers and 4 crew personnel on board were injured in the incident.

The aircraft, which was bound for Luxembourg, has been severely damaged following the wheel up landing.

Pictures indicate the aircraft's engine nacelle mounted landing gear in retracted condition.

The reason how the landing gear got retracted during the roll is being investigated.