Singapore A388 at Singapore on Feb 14th 2013, temporary runway excursion on landing

Last Update: September 16, 2014 / 13:26:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQ-637

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKT performing flight SQ-637 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Singapore (Singapore), landed on Singapore's runway 02L at 17:48L (09:48Z) however momentarily veered off the runway before coming to a safe stop.

The French BEA reported the momentary runway excursion resulted in damage to some runway edge lights as well as rapid exit taxiway lights. There was no visible damage to the aircraft. Singapore's Authorities are investigating the incident.

On Sep 16th 2014 Singapore's AAIB released an interim statement reporting the aircraft veered to the right after touch down on runway 02L, the right main gear departed the paved surface of the runway momentarily resulting in damage to runway edge and rapid exit taxiway lights. There were no injuries (no statement about any damage to the aircraft). The AAIB stated, date stamp Aug 29th 2014, that the final report is currently being drafted.

Metars:
WSSS 141200Z 08002KT 9999 FEW015 FEW020CB BKN150 24/24 Q1009 NOSIG
WSSS 141130Z VRB01KT 9999 FEW014 BKN150 24/24 Q1008 NOSIG
WSSS 141100Z VRB01KT 9999 -RA FEW012 SCT040 BKN150 24/24 Q1008 RERA NOSIG
WSSS 141030Z VRB01KT 6000 RA FEW010 SCT030 BKN150 23/23 Q1008 RERA BECMG FM1100 TL1130 NSW
WSSS 141000Z 11003KT 060V130 2500 +RA FEW007 OVC140 23/23 Q1008 BECMG FM1030 TL1100 6000 NSW
WSSS 140930Z VRB02KT 2000 R02L/1400N R02C/1800D +RA FEW005 OVC150 24/24 Q1008 TEMPO TL1015 TSRA FEW010CB BECMG FM1040 TL1100 6000 -RA
WSSS 140900Z 25003KT 180V330 5000 -RA FEW013 SCT030 BKN150 24/24 Q1007 RERA TEMPO FM0920 TL0950 3000 RA
WSSS 140830Z VRB01KT 4000 +RA FEW006 FEW018TCU BKN140 24/24 Q1008 BECMG TL0900 RA BECMG FM0900 TL0930 6000 NSW
WSSS 140800Z VRB02KT 4500 +RA FEW006 FEW018TCU BKN140 24/24 Q1008 BECMG TL0830 RA BECMG FM0830 TL0900 6000 NSW
WSSS 140730Z VRB02KT 3000 +RA FEW005 FEW018TCU OVC140 24/24 Q1008 BECMG FM0800 TL0830 5000 RA BECMG FM0830 TL0900 6000 NSW
WSSS 140700Z 35004KT 290V040 2000 R02L/1400N R02C/1400U +RA FEW010 FEW014CB FEW018TCU OVC140 23/23 Q1009 RETS BECMG FM0730 TL0800 4000 RA BECMG FM0800 TL0820 6000 NSW
WSSS 140630Z 35005KT 270V030 1200 R02L/1100N R02C/0800D +TSRA FEW005 FEW012CB FEW016TCU OVC130 23/23 Q1009 BECMG FM0650 TL0720 4000 TSRA BECMG FM0720 TL0740 6000 NSW
WSSS 140600Z 30006KT 260V360 1200 R02L/1100U R02C/1100N +TSRA FEW005 FEW015CB FEW017TCU OVC140 23/23 Q1010 BECMG FM0620 TL0650 4000 TSRA BECMG FM0650 TL0720 6000 NSW
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 14, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQ-637

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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