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Accident description
Last updated: 24 June 2018
Date:Tuesday 3 January 2017
Time:20:54 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-211 (WL)
Operator:Aeroflot Russian International Airlines
Leased from:
Registration: VP-BES
C/n / msn: 6817
First flight: 2015-10-09 (1 year 3 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B3/3
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 167
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 174
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia
Destination airport:Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD/UMKK), Russia
Aeroflot flight SU1008 suffered a runway excursion and nose landing gear collapse after landing at Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport (KGD) in Russia.
The aircraft, an Airbus A321, departed Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport at 19:18 UTC on a domestic service to Kaliningrad. The flight landed on runway 24, a 2400 m long runway, but was not able to stop on the runway. It overran by 15-20 meters, coming to rest in the snow with a collapsed nose landing gear.
The airport operator stated that the runway was cleaned eight minutes before landing of SU1008. Runway friction coefficient after cleaning was 0.32. Forty minutes after landing, the runway friction coefficient was measured at 0.34.

Runway excursion

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METAR Weather report:
20:30 UTC / local time:
UMKK 032030Z 18007MPS 150V210 1400 1300S R24/P2000N SHSNRA SCT004 BKN014CB 00/00 Q0992 R24/59//37 NOSIG RMK QBB120 OBST OBSC QFE743/0991

21:00 UTC / local time:
UMKK 032100Z 18007MPS 1700 0200NE R24/0600 +SHSNRA BKN003 BKN014CB 00/00 Q0991 R24/59//32 NOSIG RMK QBB110 OBST OBSC QFE742/0990

21:30 UTC / local time:
UMKK 032130Z 19008MPS 160V220 2300 -SHSNRA BKN004 BKN014CB 00/00 Q0989 R24/59//32 NOSIG RMK QBB120 OBST OBSC QFE741/0988

22:00 UTC / local time:
UMKK 032200Z 21008MPS 090V240 3100 -SHSNRA BKN006 BKN015CB 01/01 Q0988 R24/59//32 NOSIG RMK QBB180 OBST OBSC QFE740/0987


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Distance from Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport to Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo Airport as the crow flies is 1058 km (661 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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