Air India Airbus A320neo lands on runway under construction at Male, Maldives

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Air India Airbus A320neo lands on runway under construction at Male, Maldives

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Post by howie » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:59 am




Date: 07-SEP-2018
Time: 10:26 UTC
Type: Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator: Air India
Registration: VT-EXL
C/n / msn: 7997
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 136
Other fatalities: 0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location: Malé Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM) - Maldives
Phase: Landing
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV/VOTV)
Destination airport: Malé Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM)
Narrative:
Air India flight AI263, an Airbus A320neo landed on a runway that was under construction at Male Velana International Airport in the Maldives.
A tyre reportedly deflated. The aircraft was then towed to the gate.




Weather about the time of the incident (1026Z):
VRMM 071200Z 30007KT 9999 FEW018 FEW019CB BKN110 25/23 Q1010 CB E,S TEMPO 5000 -SHRA
VRMM 071000Z 26012KT 9999 SCT018TCU SCT120 31/24 Q1010 NOSIG

A Notam was in force, warning flight crew about the new runway:
A0281/18 NOTAMR A0280/18
Q) VRMF/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/0412N07332E005
A) VRMM
B) 1809041004
C) 1812041859
E) PAVEMENT AND ASPHALT LAYING WIP ON NEW RWY AND TWY APRX 190M TO THE EAST OF THE EXISTING RWY18/36 CENTRELINE. NEW RWY AND TWY MARKED AS CLSD AS NEW RWY IS VISIBLE. PILOTS TO EXER CTN. REFER AIC 04/17



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Re: Air India Airbus A320neo lands on runway under construction at Male, Maldives

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Post by Bell 407 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:49 pm

Oh dear :yikes:



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