Sriwijaya Runway Overrun
On March 27, a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 en route from Medan to Padang had a runway overrun when landing at Padang at 18:00.
The plane came to rest past the end of the (8860 feet) pavement.
The Sriwijaya Boeing that skidded and closed the runway at Minangkabau International Airport on Wednesday 3/27/2013 has been successfully evacuated and moved across the airport apron.
Minangkabau Airport flight activity is now running normally.
There were no injuries when the aircraft registered as PK-CLJ skidded off the runway.
The number of passengers aboard was not released.