runway excursion

Joy Air Plane Skids off Runway in China; 7 Injured

Monday, May 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Joy Air Plane Skids off Runway in China; 7 Injured

A Joy Air passenger plane, operating flight # JR1529, skidded off the runway at Fuzhou Changle International Airport in Fuzhou, China, on May 10. The accident happened upon landing, when the plane was coming from Yiwu in Zhejiang province of China. The plane was carrying 45 passengers and 7 crew members at the time.... »

Malaysia Air Asia Runway Excursion, Plane Skids off Runway

Monday, July 7, 2014
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Air Asia Runway Excursion, Plane Skids off Runway

An Air Asia Airbus A320 en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brunei International Airport, Brunei suffered a runway excursion on landing. The airplane touched down and went off the side of the runway, and stopped in soft turf. Passengers disembarked via emergency slides directly on to the runway. The landing occurred under wet... »

Flight Slides off Runway

Thursday, January 9, 2014
By George Hatcher
Flight Slides off Runway

On January 9, 2013, a Jazz Air flight operating as Air Canada Express–flying a de Havilland DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 made a safe landing at John G. Diefenbaker International Airport in Saskatchewan Canada. The plane was taxiing when it struck ice, and veered off runway into snow where it was mired, blocking the runway. The... »

Rain Hampers Landing of Brazil Flight

Sunday, December 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Rain Hampers Landing of Brazil Flight

On December 14, 2013, an Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer with 98 aboard was en route from São Paulo to Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport when it made a landing on wet pavement and suffered a runway excursion skidding on to soft grass. There were no injuries reported. According to Sergeant Ramos, emergency services assisted. The accident... »

Thai Airways Airbus with Nosegear Failure skids off Bangkok runway, 14 Hospitalized

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Airbus with Nosegear Failure skids off Bangkok runway, 14 Hospitalized

A Thai Airways International Airbus A330-321 en route from Guangzhou Baiyun International to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International (i.e. China to Thailand) had a runway excursion when it landed at its destination. Fortunately emergency services were on hand to put out the fire that started in the engine. The Thai Airways statement said there was a “landing... »

Executive Runway Excursion, Barbados

Thursday, August 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Executive Runway Excursion, Barbados

An Executive Air Piper PA-34 Seneca en route from Grantley Adams International Airport (Seawell, Christ Church on the island of Barbados) en route to Maurice Bishop International Airport (St. Georges, Granada) took off, but sustained an unsafe gear warning. Pilots returned to Seawell, and made a semi safe landing (as the two pilots and... »

Korean Airlines Runway Excursion

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Runway Excursion

A Korean Airlines Boeing 737-9B5 en route from Incheon Seoul S Korea to Niigata, Japan with 115 aboard (106 crew) suffered a runway excursion. The plane came to rest mired in soft grass. Passengers exited via mobile stairs on to the tarmac where a bus picked them up to take them to the gate.... »

Kazan Emergency Landing

Saturday, August 3, 2013
By George Hatcher

On August 3, 2013, early in the morning, a UTair Express Antonov An-24 with 28 aboard en route from Nizhny Novgorod to Kazan ran off the runway on landing in Kazan. There were no injuries. The plane was towed off the runway. Download article as PDF »

Utair Boeing Skids off Runway

Monday, July 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Utair Boeing Skids off Runway

On July 15, 2013, a UTair Boeing 737-524 en route from Moscow to Kiev ran off the runway on landing. It was misting at the time, leading to a slippery runway but was described as coming to a quick stop at 30-40 meters on level ground. Firefighters took five minutes to arrive and ambulances... »

Delta: Flight delayed by Mud

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By George Hatcher

Delta Flight 1763 McDonnell Douglas MD-88 en route from Washington DC to Minneapolis was on the tarmac when the right gear left the pavement and got mired in a foot of mud. 160 passengers had to disembark on to the runway. They were bussed back to the terminal, and their takeoff was delayed. Meanwhile... »

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