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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218798
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Time:16:05 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A21N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-271N
Owner/operator:VietJet Air
Registration: VN-A653
MSN: 8199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 207
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Buon Ma Thuot -   Vietnam
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Buon Me Thuot (Ban Me Thuot)-Phung-Duc Airport (BMV/VVBM)
A VietJet Air Airbus A321neo on flight VJ356 from Ho Chi Minh City took substantial damage to its nosegear in a hard landing at Buon Ma Thuot Airport, Vietnam. Both wheels broke off. EMR evacuation. Among 207 passengers, 6 were hosptalized. The runway had to close down temporarily.



Photo of VN-A653 courtesy

Tokyo - Narita International (RJAA / NRT)
21 September 2019; (c) Phil

Revision history:

30-Nov-2018 10:47 Added
30-Nov-2018 11:28 Anon. Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2018 13:34 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Nov-2018 16:59 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Oct-2019 18:42 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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