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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199809
Last updated: 23 November 2021
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Time:21:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8GJ (WL)
Registration: VT-SGZ
MSN: 39423/4025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 183
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Varanasi Airport (VNS/VIBN)
Destination airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
SpiceJet flight SG703 suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 27 at Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in India. Weather at the time of the incident was poor with a thunderstorm in the area with associated heavy rainfall.
The aircraft failed to stop on the runway and overran. The undercarriage sank through a layer of gravel and became stuck in a soft soil. An emergency evacuation was carried out.

Runway 27 has a Landing Distance Available (LDA) of 2965 meters.

Weather report about the time of the incident: (21:55 LT = 16:25Z)
VABB 191600Z 33012G22KT 0700 R27/0800 -TSRA SCT010 SCT015 FEW030CB OVC080 26/25 Q1006 NOSIG
>> VABB 191630Z 30016G26KT 0800 R27/0900 -TSRA SCT010 SCT015 FEW030CB OVC080 25/24 Q1006 NOSIG
VABB 191700Z 30008KT 0900 R27/1000 -TSRA SCT010 SCT015 FEW030CB OVC080 25/25 Q1007 TEMPO 0500 +TSRA




Photo of VT-SGZ courtesy

Kolkata - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International (VECC / CCU)
21 March 2014; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

19-Sep-2017 18:02 harro Added
19-Sep-2017 18:08 harro Updated [Time, Total occupants, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]
19-Sep-2017 18:12 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2017 07:30 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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