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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191895
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Date:06-DEC-2016
Time:23:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8FE (WL)
Owner/operator:Virgin Australia
Registration: VH-VUI
C/n / msn: 34441/2015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Darwin International Airport (YPDN), Darwin, NT -   Australia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:YMML
Destination airport:YPDN
Investigating agency: Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) - Australia
Narrative:
Virgin Australia flight VA1465, a Boeing 737-800, veered off the right side of runway 29 whilst landing at Darwin International Airport, Australia, due to strong winds. The crew was able to steer the airplane back onto the runway and were able to taxy to the apron. The aircraft sustained minor damage.
At the time of the incident there was a thunderstorm in the area.

Weather reported about the incident time (23:03 LT / 13:33Z):
YPDN 061342Z 32011KT 5000 -TSRA FEW010 SCT020 BKN035 FEW020CB 25/24 Q1010 RETS
YPDN 061330Z 29015KT 2000 +TSRA FEW011 BKN020 BKN035 FEW020CB 26/24 Q1010
YPDN 061327Z 29016KT 2000 +TSRA FEW011 BKN020 BKN035 FEW020CB 26/25 Q1010
YPDN 061317Z 23009KT 7000 TSRA FEW018 SCT023 BKN045 FEW023CB 27/25 Q1010
YPDN 061300Z 25007KT 190V310 9999 -TSRA FEW018 SCT023 BKN060 FEW023CB 28/25 Q1009

Sources:

http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/aair/ao-2016-166/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vh-vui#bd0bc87


Images:


Flight profile based on Flightradar24.com ADS-B data

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Dec-2016 07:42 Pineapple Added
07-Dec-2016 07:55 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Narrative, Photo, ]
07-Dec-2016 07:57 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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