Tag Archives: Incident

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Ground Collision between Scoot 787 and Emirates A380 at Singapore Changi

On 30 March 2017 at around 0145 local time at Singapore Changi Airport, a Scoot Boeing 787-9 (9V-OJA) operating flight TZ188 to Tianjin collided with an Emirates A380 (A6-EUB) that was preparing to depart operating EK405 to Dubai.

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Area of occurence in the red circle.

9V-OJA was taxiing from the eastern side of the airport via A6, NC3 and turned left onto WA where its left wing collided with the right wing tip fence of A6-EUB, pushing back from stand C23.

As a result of this incident, Emirates EK405 Singapore – Dubai  (MEL-SIN-DXB) was cancelled, and 9V-OJA was towed to the  Northern Remote Apron (parking stands 307-310) and 9V-OJE was called in to operate TZ188 which departed at around 6am Singapore Time.

Kerusakan pada A380 Emirates A6-EUB
Damage to Emirates A380 A6-EUB
Kerusakan pada sayap 787-9 Scoot 9V-OJA
Damage to left wing of Scoot 787-9 9V-OJA
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Lombok Praya airport closed for 45 hours after Garuda ATR went off runway

On 03 February, Garuda Indonesia ATR72-600 PK-GAG operating flight 7040 from Denpasar (DPS/WADD) to Lombok (LOP/WADL) suffered a runway excursion upon landing. The aircraft landed at 1703L (0903Z) on runway 13 and then swung to the right exiting the runway where it came to rest some 15-20 meters from the paved surface.

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28 adult passengers and 1 infant was reportedly onboard. No injuries were reported and the aircraft was relatively undamaged except for the nose landing gear. The weather during the incident was relatively fine:

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The aircraft was reportedly flown with a flight crew consisting of an instructor and 2 trainee first officers. One of whom is reported as a former Merpati MA-60 pilot.

As a result of the incident, Lombok Airport was closed pending the aircraft to be moved from the runway strip. Lack of heavy removal equipment hampered recovery efforts and Lombok Airport was closed for some 45 hours before the runway strip was clear at 1410L (0610Z) on 5 February. Heavy equipment to move the aircraft had to be brought in from Bali. Flights are set to resume from 1630L (0830Z).

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