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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221284
Last updated: 13 September 2019
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Date:29-JAN-2019
Time:09:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-211
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-PPN
C/n / msn: 3955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Tirupati Airport (TIR/VOTP) -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tirupati Airport (TIR/VOTP)
Destination airport:Hyderabad-Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD/VOHS)
Narrative:
Air India flight AI541, operated by an Airbus A321, received damage during take-off, most likely from debris on the runway.
The left-hand horizontal stabilizer and fuselage sustained damage.

At Tirupati Airport there were ongoing runway resurfacing and strengthening works daily between 1600Z and 0030Z.
Prior to the departure of AI541 at 0930Z there were several departures of smaller turboprop aircraft like DHC-8-400 aircraft.

Notam:
C1109/18 NOTAMN
Q) VOMF/QMRXX/IV/BO/A/000/999/
A) VOTP B) 1901011600 C) 1903300030
D) 1600-0030
E) RWY 08/26 RECARPETING AND STRENGTHENNING WORK WILL BE CARRIED OUT DRG NON OPR HR.ALL SKED AIRLINE OPR SHALL ADHERE TO APV DGCA SKED AND NON-SKED OPR SHALL ADHERE TO WATCH HR
CREATED: 19 Dec 2018 14:04:00
SOURCE: VOMMYNYX

Sources:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/tirupati-runway-in-poor-condition-airport-closed-after-air-india-aircraft-suffers-damage/articleshow/67742957.cms
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ai541#1f549880


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jan-2019 18:59 Rumbachtaler Added
29-Jan-2019 19:01 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jan-2019 20:02 harro Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Jan-2019 18:54 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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