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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193964
Last updated: 9 November 2019
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Date:04-MAR-2017
Time:c. 01:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer ERJ-175LR (ERJ-170-200 LR)
Owner/operator:Royal Jordanian
Registration: JY-EMH
C/n / msn: 17000316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU/ORSU) -   Iraq
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Amman-Queen Alia International Airport (AMM/OJAI)
Destination airport:Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU/ORSU)
Narrative:
Royal Jordanian flight RJ800 suffered a runway excursion after landing at Sulaymaniyah International Airport, Iraq, according to local media. There were no personal injuries.

According to local information supplied by Meran Chusty, a video of the situation after the incident shows it took a while (approx. 20 mins) before the passengers were able to disembark on the runway. A police officer then asked the passengers to give them their phones to delete the photos and the videos. The video posted on Facebook was sent by a passenger to his wife while still on board.

After the incident the airport was temporarily closed per Notam: "AD CLSD DUE TO DISABLED AIRCRAFT ON THE STRIP AND SHOULDER OF THE RWY."

Weather reported about the time of the incident (01:00 UTC):
ORSU 040200Z 34004KT 0500 FG SCT040 BKN070 03/03 Q1016
ORSU 040100Z VRB03KT 1000 FG FEW045 SCT070 02/02 Q1016
ORSU 040000Z VRB03KT 1200 BR FEW045 SCT070 03/03 Q1017
ORSU 032300Z VRB03KT 2000 BR SCT045 SCT070 06/06 Q1017

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20180124223509/http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/192701/Royal-Jordanian-plane-veers-off-in-Iraqi-Kurdistan
http://www.thebaghdadpost.com/en/story/7729/Plane-veers-off-runway-at-Sulaymaniyah-airport
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/jy-emh#ca19ae9


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2017 14:50 gerard57 Added
04-Mar-2017 15:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2017 15:03 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
04-Mar-2017 20:08 harro Updated [Total occupants, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
04-Mar-2017 20:47 harro Updated [Narrative]

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