Cambodia Angkor AT72 at Ho Chi Minh City on Apr 2nd 2016, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: April 3, 2016 / 10:35:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 2, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
K6-818

Aircraft Registration
XU-235

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
VVTS

A Cambodia Angkor Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration XU-235 performing flight K6-818 from Phnom Penh (Cambodia) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) with 21 passengers, landed on Ho Chi Minh City's runway 07R at about 17:40L (10:40Z) but veered right off the runway and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained minor if any damage.

The airline reported the aircraft landed in strong cross wind and was blown off the runway.

The runway was closed for about 2 hours as result of the occurrence.

Vietnam's Civil Aviation Authority (CAAV) opened an investigation into the occurrence.

Metars:
VVTS 021400Z 14008KT 9999 FEW020 28/22 Q1012 NOSIG
VVTS 021330Z 16008KT 130V190 9999 FEW020 28/22 Q1012 NOSIG
VVTS 021300Z 15008KT 100V190 9999 FEW020 28/21 Q1011 NOSIG
VVTS 021230Z 16009KT 130V190 9999 FEW020 29/21 Q1011 NOSIG
VVTS 021200Z 16008KT 120V190 9999 FEW020 29/20 Q1011 NOSIG
VVTS 021130Z 15008KT 100V200 9999 FEW020 30/20 Q1010 NOSIG
VVTS 021100Z 17011KT 140V200 9999 FEW020 30/19 Q1010 NOSIG
VVTS 021030Z 16012G24KT 080V200 9999 FEW020 31/18 Q1010 NOSIG
VVTS 021000Z 15012KT 090V220 9999 FEW020 32/18 Q1009 NOSIG
VVTS 020930Z 17011KT 130V210 9999 FEW020 33/19 Q1009 NOSIG
VVTS 020900Z 18010KT 140V310 9999 FEW020 34/19 Q1009 NOSIG
VVTS 020830Z 16009KT 130V200 9999 SCT020 33/19 Q1009 NOSIG
VVTS 020800Z 17010G21KT 140V200 9999 SCT020 34/19 Q1009 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 2, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
K6-818

Aircraft Registration
XU-235

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
VVTS

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