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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48569
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Date:01-DEC-2008
Time:14:44
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-800
Owner/operator:SpiceJet
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 139
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kolkata (VECC) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bagdogra
Destination airport:Kolkata (VECC)
Narrative:
The aircraft (flight SG324) was cleared to land on the secondary runway as the primary runway was closed (NOTAM: RWY 19L/01R NOT AVBL FOR ACFT OPS DUE MAINT OF CAT-II LIGHTING SYSTEM...).
The pilot, however, landed on the closed runway and stopped barely a few hundred metres from where work was on.

Sources:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Kolkata_/Pilot_error_led_to_landing_goof-up/articleshow/3786322.cms
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Kolkata_/Mishap_averted_after_landing_goof-up_/articleshow/3782318.cms


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Dec-2008 04:20 harro Added

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