KLM B789 at Kuwait on Mar 12th 2022, vacated runway onto closed taxiway

Last Update: March 14, 2022 / 09:54:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-497

Destination
Kuwait, Kuwait

Aircraft Registration
PH-BHE

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A KLM Boeing 787-9, registration PH-BHE performing flight KL-497 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Kuwait (Kuwait), landed on Kuwait's runway 33R, slowed to taxi speed and attempted to vacate the runway via high speed exit E5, which however was closed. The aircraft stopped on the turn off just past the hold short line, a tow truck was needed to push the aircraft back onto the runway. About 30 minutes after turning off onto the wrong taxiway the aircraft was pushed back and was able to vacate the runway via the next taxiway E6 and taxi to the apron on own power.

The aircraft was able to continue for its next leg to Dubai on time.

A passenger reported the aircraft had landed on runway 33R well ahead of time but then turned off onto the last high speed turn off, which was closed for maintenance works. The aircraft was immediately stopped and needed to be pushed back onto the runway from where it taxied to the terminal via the next turnoff with about 45 minutes delay.

Related NOTAM:
A0111/22 NOTAMN
Q) OKAC/QMXXX/IV/M/A/000/999/2914N04759E005
A) OKBK B) 2203111615 C) 2206101200
D) H24
E) - PORTION OF TWY E1 BTN INTERSECTION TWY E1 , E9 AND TWY E6 CLOSED
DUE TO CONSTRUCTION .
-TWY E4 , E5 AND E7 CLOSED .
- ALL TRFC TAXI-OUT FROM CARGO CITY , TERMINAL 4 AND TERMINAL 1
TO THE RWY 33R EXPECT TAXING THROUGH TWY E10 TO E6 .
- ALL AIRCRAFT SHALL FOLLOW ATC INSTRUCTION .
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BHE
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
787-9
ICAO Aircraft Type
B789
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-497

Destination
Kuwait, Kuwait

Aircraft Registration
PH-BHE

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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