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AirAsia Skids Off Runway At Kota Kinabalu  
User currently offlineSyarif From Malaysia, joined Jul 2004, 29 posts, RR: 2
Posted (9 years 10 months ago) and read 3643 times:

An AK B737-300 had skids off the runway during bad weather landing around 5pm (local time) at BKI. According to local report, about 100 pax and crew were safely evacuated but 2 suffered minor injuries and admitted to local hospital.
Through the images shown on Malaysian news it was the AK aircraft with Lat's cartoon (a famous Malaysian cartoonist) panting on it. So it must be the exUS Airways with registration number 9M-AAP.
BKI was closed with 5 flights diverted to other airports. Not sure whether it has been reopened or not.

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User currently offlineMrNiji From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 10 months ago) and read 3582 times:

What a great start for the new LCC...

User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5294 posts, RR: 61
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 3566 times:

@MrNiji: Air Asia is heardly a 'new LCC'.




Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
User currently offlineAirbus Lover From Malaysia, joined Apr 2000, 3248 posts, RR: 9
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3415 times:

Yes Mrniji, they are not new. They have been in the business for many years except in 3 years ago the ownership changed and they were tranformed into the first LCC in Asia (well not if you consider those in Japan as LCC such as AirDo or Skymark). Since then they have been the pioneer of the industry in this region with subsidiary in Thailand and Indonesia operating flights as far as Macau and Kunming (soon!).

User currently offlineAviasian From Singapore, joined Jan 2001, 1486 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 3317 times:

Mrniji: A pointless and un-informed comment at best.

Skidding off a wet runway in inclement weather is not what every airline aims for on a regular basis, but it happens.

What is important is that no one perished or was seriously injured. If you care to understand the scale of AirAsia's operation, you will realise that this is one of the better managed LCC.

KC Sim
Bangkok


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