Zest A320 at Kalibo on Dec 19th 2013, runway excursion during backtrack

Last Update: December 19, 2013 / 16:46:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Zest Air

Flight number
Z2-58

Aircraft Registration
RP-C8988

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Zest Air Airbus A320-200, registration RP-C8988 performing flight Z2-58 from Kalibo (Philippines) to Busan (South Korea) with 127 passengers and 7 crew, was taxiing for departure at about 15:44L (07:44Z) and about to turn 180 degrees to align with the runway center line for takeoff when the nose gear departed paved surface. No injuries occurred, the aircraft received no visible damage.

The airport was closed for about 110 minutes until the aircraft was moved back onto paved surface and to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Zest Air

Flight number
Z2-58

Aircraft Registration
RP-C8988

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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