PAL A320 at Kalibo on Jan 10th 2017, touched down with left main gear off runway

Last Update: September 7, 2017 / 16:16:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 10, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PR-237

Aircraft Registration
RP-C8613

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A PAL Philippine Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration RP-C8613 performing flight PR-237 from Cebu to Kalibo (Philippines), landed on Kalibo's runway 05 but veered left off the runway 485 meters/1590 feet past the runway threshold, the left main gear went over soft ground 4.7 meters/15 feet off the edge of the runway over a length of 540 meters/1770 feet before the aircraft returned completely onto the paved surface of the runway. The aircraft rolled out without further incident.

The Philippines Civil Aviation Authority (CAAP) rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Kalibo 10 days later.

No weather data are available for Kalibo.

In a later preliminary note the CAAP reported the aircraft was performing a RNAV Y approach to runway 05, winds were from 030 degrees gusting 10-12 knots in light rain. The aircraft touched down about 485 meters/1590 feet past the runway threshold with the left main gear 4.7 meters/15 feet off the paved surface of the runway. The left main rolled over soft ground for about 540 meters/1770 feet before the gear entered the paved surface of the runway. The aircraft subsequently taxied to the apron. The aircraft received damage to the left hand engine cowl due to impact with a runway distance marker and to the left outboard main tyre which rolled over and destroyed a runway edge light.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 10, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PR-237

Aircraft Registration
RP-C8613

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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