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China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-765 veered off runway in Hong Kong, China, on May 24th. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Nanjing, China, was attempting to land during heavy rain. There were 141 people aboard at the time; 2 of them were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5184 had to return and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 11th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying on behalf of ANZ Air New Zealand towards Palmerston North, New Zealand, had to return due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely.... »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Sibu, Malaysia

Sunday, April 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Sibu, Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-2718 veered off runway during landing in Sibu, Malaysia, on April 8th. The incident happened when Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was attempting to land during a heavy downpour. The plane came to stop with its nose gear collapsed. All 61 passengers and 6 crew members remained uninjured.... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Iraq

Sunday, March 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Iraq

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJ-800 veered off runway at Sulaimaniyah International Airport, Iraq, on March 4th. The incident happened when the Embraer ERJ-175 plane was coming from Amman, Jordan. There were 30 people aboard at the time; the airline confirmed that none of them were injured. Download article as PDF »

Garuda Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia

Sunday, February 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Garuda Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia

Garuda flight GA-258 made a hard landing at Adisutjipto International Airport, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on February 1st. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Jakarta, Indonesia, veered off the runway upon landing and stopped with all gears. The aircraft was damaged. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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... »

Chinese Cargo Flight Runway Excursion in Taiwan

Sunday, April 6, 2014
By George Hatcher

China Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-409F was en route from Abu Dhabi to Taipei when it suffered runway excursion on landing. The right landing gear went off the runway on landing, damaging runway lights, a taxi light and tires. The gear left a track of 570 feet The airport advance team measured, tested the aircraft,... »

Astral Airlines Runway Excursion

Monday, November 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
Astral Airlines Runway Excursion

An Austral Airlines Embraer ERJ 190AR en route from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires suffered a runway excursion on landing in Buenos Aires Argentina. The landing was complicated by strong wind and rain. After the plane left the runway, it struck the antenna of the instrument landing system. The weather was reported as:... »

Aeroservices Runway Overrun

Friday, November 8, 2013
By George Hatcher

On 08-NOV-2013, an Aeroservices Socata TB-9 Tampico stalled, tried for a go around but suffered a hard landing and veered off the runway at Pachi Megara airport, Attica, Greece. The plane was a total loss but the two aboard survived. No injuries were reported. The accident is under investigation. The cause of the plane’s... »

Super King Runway Excursion in Aberdeen

Thursday, October 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Scottish Ambulance Service Beechcraft B200 Super King Air (flown by Gama Aviation) en route from Sumburgh to Aberdeen developed steering problems on landing and skidded off the runway on landing at Aberdeen. The plane was mired in soft ground, and resulted in suspended traffic, and diversions to Edinburgh and Glasgow. The patient aboard... »

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