Gonzalo
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Another Runway Excursion, Now Orenair's 738

Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:30 pm

With this incident, plus the two of Singapore ( 777 and 744F ), we have three serious incidents in a couple of weeks, with large airliners exiting the runways after landings.

http://www.avherald.com/h?article=44748abb&opt=0

We didn't have injuries or fatalities this time either, but I'm starting to worry about the frequency of this things. Is just a matter of time for an ugly outcome...
Are we in the middle of a Go-Around-Phobia Outbreak maybe ??   


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RE: Another Runway Excursion, Now Orenair's 738

Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:45 pm

The SIA incidents were not that serious; it was just unlucky - clip around the ear and 100 lines for the crew (plus some sim training); it happens and thankfully, it happened without serious damage to the acft or injury to pax.

The 737 was en route from Hurghada to Nizhny Novgorod. It overran into soft ground; no major damage reported to the airport, not injuries to pax.


The aircraft is a former TZ machine, N318TZ - LN 1091.

[Edited 2011-12-07 09:55:28]

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