MASWings DHC6 at Marudi on Nov 7th 2012, runway excursion

Last Update: November 7, 2012 / 20:39:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2012

Classification
Accident

Airline
MASWings

Flight number
MH-3562

Destination
Marudi, Malaysia

Aircraft Registration
9M-MDO

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

A MASWings de Havilland Dash DHC-6-300 Twin Otter on behalf of Malaysia Airlines, registration 9M-MDO performing flight MH-3562 from Miri to Marudi (Malaysia) with 17 passengers and 2 crew, landed on Marudi's runway 10 at around 14:40L (06:40Z) but veered left off the runway, knocked the perimeter fence down and came to a stop with the nose descended into a ditch about 20 meters left of the left runway edge. One passenger received an injury to a leg, the other occupants remained uninjured. The aircraft received substantial damage to nose, nose gear and left wing.

According to AIP Malaysia Marudi features an asphalt runway 10/28 of 800 meters/2625 feet length and 24 meters/80 feet width.

Metars of Miri Airport, 20nm westnorthwest of Marudi (no weather data available for Marudi):
WBGR 070900Z 27003KT 9999 FEW014 FEW015CB BKN150 29/24 Q1006
WBGR 070800Z 28004KT 9999 SCT014 FEW015CB SCT150 BKN300 30/24 Q1006
WBGR 070700Z 28004KT 9999 SCT014 SCT150 BKN300 30/24 Q1006
WBGR 070600Z 28005KT 9999 SCT014 SCT150 BKN300 30/24 Q1007
WBGR 070500Z 26004KT 9999 SCT014 SCT150 BKN300 30/24 Q1008
WBGR 070400Z 27005KT 9999 SCT014 SCT150 BKN300 30/24 Q1009
WBGR 070300Z 27004KT 9999 SCT014 SCT150 BKN300 30/24 Q1010
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2012

Classification
Accident

Airline
MASWings

Flight number
MH-3562

Destination
Marudi, Malaysia

Aircraft Registration
9M-MDO

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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