Vietjet A321 at Ho Chi Minh City on Jun 14th 2020, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: June 25, 2020 / 15:50:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VJ-322

Aircraft Registration
VN-A657

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
VVTS

A Vietjet Air Airbus A321-200, registration VN-A657 performing flight VJ-322 from Phu Quoc to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), landed on HO Chi Minh City's runway 25L at 12:22L (05:22Z) but veered right off the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the aircraft received minor damage. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs.

The aircraft's wheels sank partly into the soft ground and needed to be dug out before the aircraft could be towed to the apron.

The airport needed to be closed for about 2 hours. Runway 25R is currently closed due to works in progress.

The airline confirmed the occurrence reporting heavy rain caused the aircraft to skid off the runway.

On Jun 25th 2020 Vietnam's AIB reported the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated. There were no injuries, the aircraft received minor damage.

Related NOTAMs:
A1221/20 NOTAMN
Q) VVTS/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/1049N10640E005
A) VVTS B) 2006140616 C) 2006140730 EST
E) RWY 25L/07R NOT AVBL FOR TKOF AND LDG DUE TO DISABLE ACFT ON THIS
RWY
RMK: PILOTS ARE REQ TO FLW ATC INSTRUCTIONS STRICTLY.

A1182/20 NOTAMN
Q) VVTS/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/1049N10640E005
A) VVTS B) 2006090000 C) 2006162359
E) RWY 25R/07L TEMPO CLSD FOR SURVEY
RMKS:
- DRG THIS TIME, ILS/DME AND LIGHTING SYSTEM ON RWY 25R/07L SHUTDOWN
- THE WORKING AREA MARKED WITH SIGNBOARDS 'NO ENTRY'
- PILOTS ARE REQ TO FLW ATC INSTRUCTIONS STRICTLY.

Metars:
VVTS 140700Z 20008KT 5000 TSRA SCT013 SCT015CB 27/26 Q1006 NOSIG RMK CB OVER RWY=
VVTS 140630Z 21006KT 180V240 8000 -TSRA SCT015 SCT017CB 27/26 Q1006 NOSIG RMK CB OVER RWY=
COR VVTS 140600Z VRB03KT 4000 TSRA SCT013 SCT015CB 26/25 Q1006 NOSIG RMK CB OVER RWY=
VVTS 140530Z 30010G26KT 230V340 7000 2000E +SHRA SCT013 SCT015CB 26/26 Q1007 BECMG TL0550 3000 TSRA RMK CB OVER RWY=
VVTS 140500Z 29004KT 200V350 8000 -SHRA SCT015 FEW017CB 32/25 Q1006 TEMPO FM0510 TL0540 24015G28KT 3000 TSRA RMK CB OVER RW Y=
VVTS 140430Z 23004KT 160V280 9999 SCT015 FEW017TCU 32/26 Q1007 NOSIG RMK TCU/SW=
VVTS 140400Z 19005KT 120V260 9999 BKN015 31/26 Q1007 NOSIG=
COR VVTS 140330Z 23005KT 190V280 9999 BKN015 31/26 Q1007 NOSIG=
VVTS 140300Z 26004KT 200V300 9999 SCT015 31/26 Q1007 NOSIG=
VVTS 140230Z VRB01KT 9999 FEW015 BKN050 30/27 Q1008 NOSIG=
VVTS 140200Z VRB01KT 9999 SCT015 BKN050 29/26 Q1008 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VJ-322

Aircraft Registration
VN-A657

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
VVTS

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