2017-01-03 Aeroflot Airbus A321 off runway at Kaliningrad
On landing the aircraft overran the end of the runway at Kaliningrad ending up in snow. All on board evacuated safely via chutes.
On landing runway 24 in darkness and snow, the aircraft overshot the end of the runway (2500 m / 8,202 ft.) coming to rest with its nosegear collapsed on a snow covered field approximately 150 meters further.
An emergency evacuation was carried out via chutes.
There were no serious injuries among passengers or crewmembers.
Flight to and from Kaliningrad were delayed for up to 14 hours. The aircraft was hinged up on a flatbed truck and towed to a parking stand in front of the terminal. The nose is resting on wooden pallets.
According to information by AvHerald, the A321 veered off the right side of the runway coming to rest near the junction of taxiway „Charlie“.
The airline retorted that breaking coefficient at the time of the incident were low (meaning reduced grip) and crosswinds were near the maximum allowable for that kind of aircraft.
METAR: Kaliningrad Airport (UMKK):
METAR UMKK 032030Z 18007MPS 150V210 1400 1300S R24/P2000N SHSNRA SCT004 BKN014CB 00/00 Q0992 R24/59//37 NOSIG RMK QBB120 OBST OBSC QFE743/0991=
METAR UMKK 032100Z 18007MPS 1700 0200NE R24/0600 +SHSNRA BKN003 BKN014CB 00/00 Q0991 R24/59//32 NOSIG RMK QBB110 OBST OBSC QFE742/0990=
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Type: Airbus A321
Age a/c: 1.2 years
Constr. No.: 6817
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Date: 2017-01-03 Time: 22:54
Location: UMKK KGD Kaliningrad Khrabrovo
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
Flight no.: SU 1008
From: UUEE/SVO: Moscow Sheremetyevo To: UMKK/KGD: Kaliningrad Khrabrovo
Operator: Aeroflot – Russian Airlines
JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 69th safety occurence for the operator
- 157th safety occurence of type (A321)
- 3rd safety occurence at Kaliningrad Airport
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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