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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149246
Last updated: 21 November 2017
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Time:13:11 BST
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-35B
Owner/operator:Air Aurela
Registration: LY-SKA
C/n / msn: 23972/1537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 143
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) Elmdon, Birmingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, France (NCE/LFMN)
Destination airport:Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB)
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.



Revision history:

21-Sep-2012 07:36 gerard57 Added
21-Sep-2012 07:43 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
21-Sep-2012 07:58 harro Updated [Cn, Embed code, Damage]
18-Sep-2015 13:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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