Citilink B733 at Padang on Apr 5th 2013, runway excursion

Last Update: July 17, 2013 / 16:27:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2013


Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator

A Citilink Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-300, flight QG-970 from Jakarta to Padang (Indonesia) with 135 passengers, landed on Padang's runway 33 at 21:10L (14:10Z) but veered right, took out three runway egde lights before coming to a stop about 2100 meters/6890 feet down the runway (length 2750 meters/8860 feet) with all gear on soft ground, the right hand tyres burst. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs.

The airport was closed for several hours until the aircraft was towed to the apron.

The airline said the aircraft burst tyres then contacted three runway lights. The aircraft's right hand wheels needed to be replaced.

On Jul 17th 2013 the NTSB reported that Indonesia's NTSC have opened an investigation into the occurrence, that was rated an accident.

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2013


Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator

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