2016-02-20 Lion Air B737-900 runway excursion at Surabaya
The Boeing 737-900 overran the end of the runway at Surabaya by a few meters. No one on board the aircraft was injured.
Flight JT263, landed on runway 10 at Surabaya Juanda Airport in rain when the pilots were unable to come to a standstill before the end of the runway (lengh = 3000 m).
The nosewheel overran the paved edge of the runway and came to rest on soft ground.
There was local thunderstorm acitivity present at the tme the 737 was about to land. The runway condition was wet.
Flight operations at Surabaya were disrupted for about two hours until the 737 was removed.
The 737 in question wears a unique hybrid colorsheme of Boeing/Lion Air as a visible refence for the irst factory delivered 737-900ER to the airline.
METAR Jeju Airport (RKPC):
METAR WARR 200400Z 11004KT 030V170 6000 TSRA BKN016 FEW018CB 28/25 Q1012=
METAR WARR 200430Z 14006KT 060V210 7000 -TSRA SCT018 FEW020CB 27/23 Q1011=
Location: WARR SUB Surabaya Juanda
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: minor / none
Flight no.: JT 263
From: WALL/BPN: Balikpapan Airport (old WRLL) To: WARR/SUB: Surabaya Juanda
Operator: Lion Air
Type: Boeing 737-900
Age a/c: 9,5 years
Constr. No.: 35680
Occupants & Casualties
JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 22nd safety occurence for the operator
- 27th safety occurence of type (B737-900)
- 8th Safety occurence at Surabaya Airport
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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