Okay B733 at Guangzhou on Apr 27th 2016, runway excursion during takeoff

Last Update: April 27, 2016 / 19:12:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 27, 2016

Classification
Incident

Destination
Xian, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2117

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

An Okay Airways Boeing 737-300, registration B-2117 performing a cargo flight BK-3024 from Guangzhou to Xian (China), was accelerating the engines for takeoff from Guangzhou's runway 19 at about 04:09L (20:09Z Apr 26th) when the aircraft, at low speed, veered left off the runway and came to a stop on taxiway F2, within the runway protected area, about 200m/660 feet down the runway, with the right main gear and nose gear on soft ground.

The runway was closed for about 6 hours until the aircraft was moved off the runway area.

Ground witnesses reported it appeared the engines were not accelerating symmetrically with the right engine running at high power and left engine at low power.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 27, 2016

Classification
Incident

Destination
Xian, China

Aircraft Registration
B-2117

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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