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Runway excursion Bangkok


Post by howie » Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:12 pm


Date: 08-OCT-2018
Time: 22:58 LT
Type: Silhouette image of generic B744 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 747-4D7
Owner/operator: Thai Airways International
Registration: HS-TGF
C/n / msn: 33770/1335
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 115
Other fatalities: 0
Aircraft damage: None
Location: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) - Thailand
Phase: Landing
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Guangzhou International Airport (CAN)
Destination airport: Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)
Thai Airways flight TG679, a Boeing 747-400, suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 19R at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand. There were no injuries.


THAI jumbo skids off Suvarnabhumi runway while landing - more at ... le-landing

A Thai Airways International plane, inbound from Guangzhou, China skidded off a runway while landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport in heavy rain last night.

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Post by Raffles » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:28 pm

Judging from the METARS they should have diverted.

VTBS 081600Z 21012G22KT 3000 TSRA FEW008 FEW020CB BKN030 BKN080 25/22 Q1012 RERA BECMG TL1620 5000 TSRA
VTBS 081530Z 16006KT 7000 -TSRA FEW020CB BKN030 BKN080 25/22 Q1012 TEMPO TL1600 5000 TSRA
VTBS 081500Z 23009KT 190V270 8000 -TSRA FEW020CB SCT030 BKN080 25/23 Q1012 NOSIG

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Post by Bell 407 » Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:05 am

So you can aquaplane in a B744 :yikes:

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