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Narrative: Airport officials said the Monarch flight ZB467 from Nice in France skidded off the runway shortly after 13:10 BST on Friday 21 September 2012. The airport said the flight had been operated by Lithuanian company Air Aurela. There were not thought to be any injuries.
The airport said all flights were suspended and "airfield services" were assisting the airline crew. According to the following extract from the official AAIB report into the accident:
"The aircraft left the paved surface of the taxiway and came to rest on grass beside it, having turned to vacate the runway at approximately 20 knots ground speed. The commander was attempting to vacate the runway expeditiously to avoid causing the following aircraft to go around
The aircraft departed the paved surface of the taxiway because it turned to vacate the runway at a speed inappropriate for the conditions".
Damage sustained to airframe: Nose wheels and tyres damaged.