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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Monday 16 November 2020
Time:ca 19:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT75 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Registration: VT-TMM
MSN: 825
First flight: 2008-10-10 (12 years 1 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127F
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mysore Airport (MYQ) (   India)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Belgaum-Sambre Airport (IXG/VABM), India
Destination airport:Mysore Airport (MYQ/VOMY), India
An ATR 72-500 (72-212A) operated by TruJet, performed flight 543 from Belgaum to Mysore, India.
On final approach to Mysore, the pilot in command lost sight of the runway because of a sudden increase in the intensity of rain and strong gusty winds. He performed a go-around, during which the aircraft contacted the runway surface.
The crew was unable to retract the landing gear after going around. The flight then diverted to Chennai with the landing gear extended. A normal landing was carried out on runway 07 at Chennai. The aircraft stopped on the runway and sought ATC assistance to tow the aircraft.

Runway mishap


METAR Weather report:
14:00 UTC / 19:30 local time:
VOMY 161400Z 08009KT 4000 -RA FEW008 SCT012 OVC080 23/22 Q1015

15:00 UTC / 20:30 local time:
VOMY 161500Z 14008KT 4000 -RA FEW008 SCT012 OVC080 23/22 Q1016


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Distance from Belgaum-Sambre Airport to Mysore Airport as the crow flies is 449 km (281 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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