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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210757
Last updated: 20 January 2019
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Date:29-APR-2018
Time:14:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:Vietnam Airlines
Registration: VN-A613
C/n / msn: 6748
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 203
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Cam Ranh Airport (VVCR) -   Vietnam
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS)
Destination airport:Cam Ranh Airport (VVCR)
Narrative:
Vietnam Airlines flight VN7344, an Airbus A321, landed on a runway that was still under construction.

The new runway at Cam Ranh is parallel to the current runway 02/20, and 984 feet (300m) East of the centreline of runway 02/20. On December 25, 2018, a similar incident occurred when a VietJet Airbus A320 also landed on the closed new runway.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a321-registered-vn-a613-and-operated-by-vietnam-airlines-on-2904201/
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/vietnamese-plane-touches-down-on-wrong-runway-3743353.html
ASN: December 25, 2018 VietJet Airbus A320


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-May-2018 18:22 harro Added
27-Jul-2018 10:01 Anon. Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants]
26-Dec-2018 13:07 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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