Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

Apr 20, 2018, 08:00 IST
  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu airport remained closed April 20 after a Malaysian jet with 139 people on board aborted its takeoff and skidded off the runway, officials said

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    The airport resumed international flight operations after a suspension of over 12 hours

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    There were 139 people, including four crew members, on board the Malindo Airlines Boeing 737, Boeing 737-900, which was stuck in mud

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    "The flight captain aborted take off at the final moment after he saw an error at the monitor inside the cockpit," TIA general manager Raj Kumar Chettri said quoting the captain

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    In March, a Dhaka to Kathmandu US-Bangla Airlines flight, with 67 passengers and four crew members on board, caught fire after it careened off the runway and ploughed into a football ground near TIA, killing 51 people

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    In 2015, a Turkish Airlines plane also suffered a runway excursion during landing, closing the airport for four days, creating chaos among traveller

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    All 139 people on board the Malaysian passenger plane had a miraculous escape when the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight skidded off the runway at international airport in Kathmandu and got stuck in mud while attempting to take off

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    Stranded travellers seen outside the international airport in Kathmandu on April 20, 2018, after the Malaysian jet skidded off the runway and prompted authorities to close the airport

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    The aircraft has not suffered any damage but the front tyre has been stuck in the mud

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  • Malindo Air jet skids off runway at Kathmandu Airport in Nepal

    This photo taken on April 19, 2018 shows the Malaysian airliner stuck in mud near the runway at the international airport in Kathmandu after aborting a take-off attempt

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Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport was forced to halt all international flights after a Malindo Air jet late skidded off the runway while attempting to take off on Friday night. All pics/AFP

 

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