2014-07-07 AirAsia A320 skidded off runway at Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
On landing runway 03 in intense rainfall, the pilots lost directional control and the A320 skidded off to the right side of the runway where it came to a stop on soft grass.
An emergency evacuation was carried out via chutes. All on board remained unhurt in the event.
The runway was flodded with rainwater increasing the chances of hydroplaning.
Damage to the aircraft is unknown at present, but picture show damage to the right maingear tires, extensive dirt on wings, einges and undercarriages as well as a punctured lower foreward fuselage.
Weather / METAR WBSB: 070730Z 21009KT 3000SW -SHRA SCT015 FEW016CB BKN140 30/24 Q1007 TEMPO 24015G25KT 4000 SHRA
Date: 2014-07-07 Time: 15:30:00
Location: WBSB BWN Bandar Seri Begawan
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
Flight no.: AXM 278
From: WMKK/KUL: Kuala Lumpur International Airport To: WBSB/BWN: Brunei
Operator: Air Asia
Type: Airbus A320
Age a/c: 3.9 years
Constr. No.: 4404
JACDEC 20-year Statistics :
- 5th serious incident of airline
- 1st serious incident at airport
- 1st serious incident of aircraft (msn)
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