Incident Boeing 737-800 , 01 Dec 2008
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48569
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 139
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kolkata (VECC) -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bagdogra Airport (IXB/VEBD)
Destination airport:Kolkata (VECC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft (flight SG324) was cleared to land on the secondary runway as the primary runway was closed (NOTAM: RWY 19L/01R NOT AVBL FOR ACFT OPS DUE MAINT OF CAT-II LIGHTING SYSTEM...).
The pilot, however, landed on the closed runway and stopped barely a few hundred metres from where work was on.


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03-Dec-2008 04:20 harro Added

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