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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215193
Last updated: 25 September 2018
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Date:07-SEP-2018
Time:10:26 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-EXL
C/n / msn: 7997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 136
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Malé Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM) -   Maldives
Phase: Landing
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV/VOTV)
Destination airport:Malé Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM)
Narrative:
Air India flight AI263, an Airbus A320neo landed on a runway that was under construction at Male Velana International Airport in the Maldives.
A tyre reportedly deflated. The aircraft was then towed to the gate.




Weather about the time of the incident (1026Z):
VRMM 071200Z 30007KT 9999 FEW018 FEW019CB BKN110 25/23 Q1010 CB E,S TEMPO 5000 -SHRA
VRMM 071000Z 26012KT 9999 SCT018TCU SCT120 31/24 Q1010 NOSIG

A Notam was in force, warning flight crew about the new runway:
A0281/18 NOTAMR A0280/18
Q) VRMF/QFAXX/IV/NBO/A/000/999/0412N07332E005
A) VRMM
B) 1809041004
C) 1812041859
E) PAVEMENT AND ASPHALT LAYING WIP ON NEW RWY AND TWY APRX 190M TO THE EAST OF THE EXISTING RWY18/36 CENTRELINE. NEW RWY AND TWY MARKED AS CLSD AS NEW RWY IS VISIBLE. PILOTS TO EXER CTN. REFER AIC 04/17
CREATED: 04 Sep 2018 10:02:00
SOURCE: VRMMYNYX

The wheels of the airplane as well as the brakes assemblies were seriously damaged and have to be replaced.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ai263#1dc7cfad
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/65722051.cms


Images:



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2018 14:53 harro Added
07-Sep-2018 14:56 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
07-Sep-2018 15:09 harro Updated [Photo]
07-Sep-2018 18:05 gerard57 Updated [Damage, Narrative]
07-Sep-2018 22:15 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
08-Sep-2018 06:33 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 06:59 Anon. Updated [Photo]

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