Wednesday, April 15, 2015

South Korean plane skids off the runway at Hiroshima airport

A South Korean Asiana Airlines Airbus 320 skidded off the runway while landing at the Hiroshima airport, Japan.

The plane skidded of the runway and came to rest on the edge of the green area around the side of the runway. 74 passengers and seven crew members used emergency chutes to evacuate with 20 passengers having minor injuries.

Transport ministry officials said a plane wheel may have clipped a radio facility near the runway on landing. The structure, known as the localiser, helps aircraft find the landing strip. A fragment was found on the plane's left wheel.

Read more about it at: BBC
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