2016-08-13 Atrak Airlines Airbus A320 off runway at Tehran
On take-off run at Tehran, the aircraft ran off the side of the runway coming to rest on soft ground. There were no reports about any injuries.
The Airbus A320 of Atrak Airlines was in its taking-off run on runway 29L at Tehran -Mehrabad Airport in darkness. Due to circumstances unknown, the aircraft ran off the runway where it came to rest on soft soil.
There were no reports about any injuries among passengers or crewmembers.
Mehrabad Airport was closed for more than an hour until the A320 was removed.
According to initial investigation findings there was a problem within the nosewheel steering system preventing the flightcrew from keeping the runway centreline course.
|NOTAM – OIII:
OIII A2207/16 RWY 29L CLSD DUE TO DISABLED ACFT. 13 AUG 19:26 2016 UNTIL 13 AUG 21:00 2016 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 13 AUG 19:29 2016
METAR Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (OIII):
METAR OIII 131630Z 03004KT 9999 FEW040 33/01 Q1013 A2993 NOSIG=
METAR OIII 131650Z 05004KT 9999 FEW040 33/03 Q1013 A2994 NOSIG=
Date: 2016-08-13 Time: 21:15
Location: OIII THR Tehran Mehrabad Intl
Flight phase: TOF – Take-off, Rejected Take-off
Damage to a/c: minor
From: OIII/THR: Tehran Mehrabad Intl To: OIMM/MHD: Mashhad
Operator: Atrak Air
Type: Airbus A320
Age a/c: 23.7 years
Constr. No.: 393
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JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 1st safety occurence for the operator
- 522th safety occurence of type (A320)
- 18th safety occurence at Tehran Mehrabad Airport
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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