Yeti AT72 at Kathmandu on Jul 12th 2019, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: July 12, 2019 / 14:17:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YT-422

Destination
Kathmandu, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AMM

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
VNKT

A Yeti Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 9N-AMM performing flight YT-422 from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu (Nepal) with 66 passengers and 3 crew, landed on Kathmandu's runway 02 but veered right off the runway at about 11:06L (05:21Z). The aircraft came to a stop with all gear on soft ground east of taxiway D. There were no injuries, the aircraft received minor if any damage.

ATC announced the airport was closed due to an aircraft having skidded off the runway.

The airline reported a runway excursion incident, all 66 passengers (64 adults 2 infants) and 3 crew remained uninjured.

The airport re-opened about 8 hours after the occurrence.

Related NOTAM:
(A0151/19 NOTAMR A0150/19
Q)VNSM/QMRLC/IV/80/A/000/999/
A)VNKT 8)1907120910 C)l907121115
E)RWY CLSD DUE DISABLED ACFT TO THE EAST OF TWY D)

Metars:
VNKT 120650Z 10013KT 4500 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1009 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W NW N NE E AND OVERHEAD=
VNKT 120620Z 09013KT 5000 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1009 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W NW N NE E AND OHD=
VNKT 120550Z 09016G26KT 2500 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1009 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W NE AND OVERHEAD=
VNKT 120520Z 09012KT 2000 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1008 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W N NE E AND OHD=
VNKT 120450Z 10013KT 3000 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1008 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W N NE E AND OHD=
VNKT 120420Z 10012KT 3000 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1008 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W N NE E AND OHD=
VNKT 120350Z 10008G26KT 030V120 3000 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1008 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W N NE E AND OHD=
VNKT 120320Z 12008KT 3500 RA FEW008 FEW020CB SCT030 OVC090 20/20 Q1008 NOSIG CB TO SE S SW W N NE E AND OHD=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YT-422

Destination
Kathmandu, Nepal

Aircraft Registration
9N-AMM

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
VNKT

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