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Windrose Airlines Plane Suffers Runway Excursion in Ukraine

A Windrose Airlines plane suffered a runway excursion during landing at Zaporizhia International Airport, Ukraine, on March 3rd.

The incident happened when flight PS-87 was coming from Boryspil International Airport, Ukraine.

All thirty-seven passengers and four crew members remained uninjured.

Perimeter Aviation Plane Veers Off Runway at Thompson Airport, Canada

Perimeter Aviation flight PAG-959 veered off runway at Thompson Airport, Manitoba, Canada, on November 2nd.

The plane flying from Gods River, Manitoba, Canada, was descending toward Thompson Airport when the crew reported a low engine oil indication.

The plane subsequently landed but skidded off the runway.

There were two crew members aboard at the time; both of them sustained minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.

Cebu Pacific Plane Veers Off Runway at Iloilo International Airport

Cebu Pacific flight 5J-461 veered off runway after landing at Iloilo International Airport, Philippines, on October 13th.

The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Manila, Philippines.

The plane came to stop with the nose gear collapsed.

All one hundred and eighty people aboard remained uninjured.

Air Berlin Plane Overruns Runway at Sylt Airport

Air Berlin flight AB-6880 overran the end of the runway after landing at Sylt Airport in Sylt, Germany, on September 30th.

The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Dusseldorf, Germany.

The plane came to stop on soft ground. There were eighty-two passengers and five crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

SpiceJet Plane Overruns Runway at Mumbai Airport

SpiceJet flight SG-703 overran the end of the runway at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, in Mumbai, India, on September 19th.

The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane, flying from Varanasi, India, was attempting to land during heavy rain.

The plane came to stop on soft ground. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Kabo Air Plane Veers Off Runway at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport

Kabo Air flight N9-1567 veered off runway at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on September 11th.

The incident happened when the Boeing 747-400 plane was coming from Madinah, Saudi Arabia.

The plane subsequently returned to the runway center line and taxied to the apron.

Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Serve Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

A Serve Air Cargo plane made an emergency landing in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on September 10th.

The plane took off for Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, but had to turn back after an engine failure.

The plane veered off runway while landing back in Goma. All four crew members remained uninjured.

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.

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.

All 56 people aboard remained safe.

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

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.

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.

Malaysia Air Asia Runway Excursion, Plane Skids off Runway

Selfie posted online, excursion in background
Selfie posted online, excursion in background
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 conditions.


Chinese Cargo Flight Runway Excursion in Taiwan

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, performed preliminary interviews with the pilot, removed the CVR FDR and collected data. The preliminary report is being developed according to http://www.asc.gov.tw/asc_ch/news_list_2.asp?news_no=530

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:
SAEZ 150900Z 19014KT 160V240 3000 RA FEW010 SCT020 OVC050 16/16 Q1004

SAEZ 15th @ 0900Z, wind from 190 at 14 KT, winds varying from 160 to 240, visibility 3000′, Weather: rain, Sky: few clouds at 1000, scattered at 2000, overcast at 5000, temperature 16, dewpoint 16, altimeter 1004 mb

Passengers disembarked via slides, resulting in a single injury. Most of the 96 passengers were Brazilian.

Aeroservices Runway Overrun

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 stall has not been reported. The plane sustained substantial damage.

Super King Runway Excursion in Aberdeen

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 the ambulance has been hospitalized.

The patient, an escort, a paramedic and two crew were aboard. No one was injured in the landing.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Services responded to the scene.

An investigation is underway.

Indigo Emergency Landing

No injuries occurred when Indigo Airlines #6E125 Airbus veered off the runway and hit runway lights at Bangalore International Airport. The incident closed the runway for hours, diverting more than ten flights.

110 passengers and six crew escaped injury when the plane landed in heavy rain and hydroplaned off the runway veering to the right and damaging the landing gear tires on the right side of the plane.

Alarmist newspaper headlines called the event “a narrow escape” for Indigo passengers. This was probably something of an exaggeration, though it probably felt terrifying at the time.

The DGCA is investigating.

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 gear malfunction.”

The plane went off the right side of the runway, and the nosegear failed.

There were fourteen crew and 388 passengers. Fourteen people were injured and hospitalized in Bangkok. Emergency slides were used to exit the plane. We presume the injuries occurred on the emergency slides.

Theguardian reported that Thai Airways covered up the logo after the accident. This practice is known as the “crisis communication rule” from Star Alliance, and is a measure to save face and reputation.

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Boeing Runway Overrun in Moscow, No Injuries

A Nordstar Airlines Boeing 737086J en route from Rhodes to Moscow Domodedovo made it to Moscow but skidded off the runway on the landing.

None of the 170 passengers aboard were hurt.

The passengers descended on “soft” grass on portable stairs. There was no visible damage to the plane. After the passengers disembarked, the plane was towed.

Emergency services responded to assist.

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 two passengers were uninjured) but on landing, the right main gear collapsed.

The plane had a runway excursion. Emergency services responded to the scene, and the plane was foamed to prevent a fire.

Rostov-on-Don plane skids off runway

A Ural Airlines Airbus A320-214 en route from Moscow (Domodedovo airport) to Rostov-on-Don, ran off the runway on landing.

The plane was towed to the parking lot. Passengers were carted to the gate.

There were 119 people aboard with no injuries reported.

The Airbus damaged two runway lights, but airport operations are continuing as usual.

Orient Thai Airlines Flat in Thailand

On July 31, 2013, an Orient Thai Airlines Boeing 73703T) was en route from Guiyang to Phuket.

Pilots diverted to Surat THani airport and made an emergency landing around 7pm. While taxiing on the runway, a main gear tire slipped off the pavement had had a flat.

The plane was towed off the runway. Flights were disrupted till about 9 pm.

There were 137 Chinese passengers aboard. No injuries were reported.

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 five minutes after that but there was no fire and no injury reported.

None of the 77 passengers or crew sustained any injury. Passengers disembarked evacuated from the plane with fixed ladders rather than inflatable emergency ladders on to the soft ground, and were transported to the gate.

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