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Lion Air MD90 Nosegear Mishap Today  
User currently offlineMandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 6895 posts, RR: 76
Posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 3925 times:

I received news at about 1200Z today, that a Lion Air MD90 made a prepared emergency landing at Batam Airport (BTH/WIDD) after its nosegear failed to extend.

I immediately checked for the NOTAMs and found:

Quote:
B0329/09 NOTAMR B0328/09
Q) WIIF/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/0107N10406E005
A) WIDD
B) 0902231309 C) 0902231500
E) RWY 04/22 CLSD DUE TO BLOCKED BY ACFT ONE MD90
CREATED: 23 Feb 2009 13:11:00
SOURCE: WRRRYNYX

Oops... made a few calls and it was confirmed...  Sad

Emergency crews foamed the runway and the landing went without any further mishaps, no serious injuries... phew... Aircraft was PK-LIO.

This is the umpteenth time Lion has had mishaps in recent times, in particular to its MD fleet.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4157d291

Found pics of the accident taken by witnesses:








For you facebook members, you can find it at:
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2019665&id=1151547863&ref=nf

*sigh* More scheduling screwups tomorrow I guess...

Mandala499


When losing situational awareness, pray Cumulus Granitus isn't nearby !
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User currently offlineSebjacques92 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2007, 138 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3727 times:

Good job by the Pilot or who ever was in command. Looks like they had to circle around for quite a while to loose some fuel as the first photos are taken during the day and the others of the plane on the ground taken during the night (early evening).

Ground crews seemed pretty prepared for the emergency! Lots of ambulance personel with stretches etc. Great pics and link, thanks for sharing!

Seb  airplane 


User currently offlineGFFgold From Indonesia, joined Feb 2007, 443 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3488 times:

Eeeek. Could have been very nasty. All kudos to those who saved the day.

I found a claim that 2 pax were injured, though I'm not sure about the quality of the source: http://forum.channelnewsasia.com/vie...d=22c2266aaf871002b65a1aacfa2a0dea


User currently offlineMandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 6895 posts, RR: 76
Reply 3, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3377 times:

2 are injured. News says it's not critical... "minor concussion"... hope it's true...

Mandala499



When losing situational awareness, pray Cumulus Granitus isn't nearby !
User currently offlineAtlwest1 From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 1046 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 1 week 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3288 times:

Wow stunning pics!! Im glad everyone made it out in good-shape im sure in large part to the skilled cabin and flight deck crew. Bravo  Smile


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