Spicejet DH8D at Tirupati on Sep 17th 2016, runway excursion

Last Update: September 18, 2016 / 11:00:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-1047

Destination
Tirupati, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SUE

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

Airport ICAO Code
VOTP

A Spicejet de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration VT-SUE performing flight SG-1047 from Hyderabad to Tirupati (India) with 78 people on board, overran the runway end while landing on Tirupati's runway 26 at about 20:10L (14:40Z) and came to a stop on soft ground about 100 feet past the end of the paved surface of the runway end safety area (about 300 feet past the runway end). There were no injuries and no damage.

The airline confirmed the flight "went slightly off the runway" while landing in Tirupati, all passengers are safe, there was no damage to the aircraft.

Tirupati features a runway 08/26 of 2290 meters/7500 feet length.

Metars:
VOTP 171630Z 30006KT 5000 -DZ SCT020 FEW025CB BKN080 25/24 Q1008=
VOTP 171530Z 32005KT 5000 -DZ SCT020 FEW025CB BKN080 26/23 Q1007=
VOTP 171500Z 09050KT 5000 -TSDZ SCT020 FEW025CB BKN080 26/23 Q1007=
VOTP 171430Z 34006KT 5000 -TSDZ SCT020 FEW025CB BKN080 27/23 Q1007=
VOTP 171400Z 20010KT 2500 TSRA SCT020 FEW025CB BKN080 27/23 Q1006=
VOTP 171300Z 20006KT 5000 -TSDZ SCT025 FEW025CB BKN080 29/22 Q1005=
VOTP 171230Z 19012G22KT 3000 -TSRA FEW020 SCT025 FEW025CB BKN080 31/22 Q1004=
VOTP 171200Z 23012G22KT 3000 RA FEW020 SCT025 FEW025CB BKN080 33/22 Q1003=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-1047

Destination
Tirupati, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SUE

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

Airport ICAO Code
VOTP

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