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Thursday, 14 April 2011

Airbus Updates No.174

Incident: Air Namibia A343 at Windhoek on Apr 6th 2011, runway excursion on landing

By Simon Hradecky, created Tuesday, Apr 12th 2011 18:01Z, last updated Tuesday, Apr 12th 2011 18:05Z
An Air Namibia Airbus A340-300, registration V5-NME performing flight SW-286 (dep Apr 5th) from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Windhoek (Namibia), was on approach to Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport's runway 26 around 05:00L (04:00Z) but touched down with the right hand main gear to the right of the right runway edge still on the paved surface of the runway shoulder. The airplane subsequently turned left onto the center line and rolled out safely. No injuries occurred, one runway edge light was destroyed.

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