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PLANE RUNS OFF RUNWAY

✈️ QANTAS LINK PLANE AQUAPLANES OFF NEWMAN RUNWAY ✈️NEWMAN AIRPORT IS CLOSED FOR THURSDAYThe Shire of East Pilbara has confirmed that a plane ran over the edge of the Newman runway tarmac this morning into the wet red dirt.143 mm of rain fell overnight at Newman Airport.Police are on the scene.In a statement from Qantas, flight QF2650, a Fokker 100 aircraft flew from Perth Airport to Newman Airport and landed at 7.15 am (local) in poor weather, before coming to a stop at low speed in the runway end safety area (approximately 50 metres past the end of the runway)."The aircraft has come to a complete stop in what’s called the runway end safety area."All 80 passengers and crew exited the aircraft normally (via stairs) and there are no injuries.All flights in and out of Newman have been cancelled for the rest of today, while the aircraft is removed.The incident has been reported to ATSB and Qantas makes an apology to impacted customers.

Publiée par ABC Pilbara sur Mercredi 8 janvier 2020

In a statement from Qantas, flight QF2650, a Fokker 100 aircraft flew from Perth Airport to Newman Airport and landed at 7.15 am (local) in poor weather, before coming to a stop at low speed in the runway end safety area (approximately 50 metres past the end of the runway).

“The aircraft has come to a complete stop in what’s called the runway end safety area.”

All 80 passengers and crew exited the aircraft normally (via stairs) and there are no injuries.

All flights in and out of Newman have been cancelled for the rest of today, while the aircraft is removed.



The incident has been reported to ATSB and Qantas makes an apology to impacted customers.


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