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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172584
Last updated: 18 July 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:AirAsia Zest
Registration: RP-C8988
MSN: 2147
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 144
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Kalibo Airport (KLO/RPVK) -   Philippines
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kalibo Airport (KLO/RPVK)
Destination airport:Busan, South Korea
AirAsia Zest flight Z2 058 bound for Busan in South Korea reportedly miscalculated the runway during a turn prior to take-off and the nose landing gear rolled into soft ground.
Since the Kalibo Airport does not have a taxiway, aircraft must backtrack on the runway and make a 180-degree turn for takeoff.



Photo of RP-C8988 courtesy

Manila - Ninoy Aquino International (RPLL / MNL)
26 March 2012; (c) Richard Vandervord

Revision history:

30-Dec-2014 10:59 harro Added
30-Dec-2014 11:21 harro Updated [Date]

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