Kabo B744 at Tehran on Sep 11th 2017, temporary runway excursion after landing

Last Update: September 11, 2017 / 21:34:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
5N-MDK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

Airport ICAO Code
OIIE

A Kabo Air (Nigeria) Boeing 747-400 on behalf of Iran Air, registration 5N-MDK performing Hajj flight N9-1567/IR-1567 from Madinah (Saudi Arabia) to Tehran Imam Khomeini (Iran), landed on Tehran's runway 29R at about 02:57L (22:27Z Sep 10th) but temporarily veered left off the runway and returned to the center line of the runway. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

Iranian Media report quoting officials that the aircraft was attempting to turn off the runway but went off the runway damaging the runway and blowing sand and rocks onto the runway with the engines operating at high power while returning onto the runway.

The runway needed to be closed for repairs and cleaning of the runway.

Radar data suggest the aircraft missed turn off E and turned about 100 meters past the taxiway exiting the runway edge. The aircraft returned onto the runway and subsequently taxied to the end of the runway, turned off and taxied back to the apron via runway 11R.

Sources in Iran claim visibility of the taxiway may have been impaired due to sand and a structure about 100 meters past the taxiway may have looked like the taxiway.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Tehran about 23 hours after landing.

Related NOTAM:
A3077/17 NOTAMN
Q) OIIX/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/
A) OIIE B) 1709102354 C) 1709110440 EST
E) RWY 29R CLOSED.

Metars:
OIIE 110000Z 28004KT CAVOK 23/06 Q1015 NOSIG=
OIIE 102330Z 00000KT CAVOK 24/06 Q1016 NOSIG=
OIIE 102300Z 00000KT CAVOK 24/06 Q1015=
OIIE 102230Z 35004KT CAVOK 23/05 Q1015=
OIIE 102200Z 00000KT CAVOK 25/06 Q1015=
OIIE 102130Z 00000KT 9999 FEW100 24/06 Q1015=
OIIE 102100Z 35006KT 9999 FEW100 24/05 Q1015=
OIIE 102030Z 00000KT 9999 FEW100 26/05 Q1015=
OIIE 102000Z 29004KT 9999 FEW100 26/05 Q1015=
OIIE 101930Z 33004KT CAVOK 27/06 Q1015 NOSIG=
OIIE 101900Z 01005KT CAVOK 27/05 Q1015=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 11, 2017

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
5N-MDK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

Airport ICAO Code
OIIE

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