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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209570
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Time:22:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-9GPER (WL)
Owner/operator:Malindo Air
Registration: 9M-LNJ
MSN: 38690/4495
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT) -   Nepal
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Destination airport:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK)
Investigating agency: AAIB Malaysia
Malindo Air flight OD181 suffered a runway excursion after an aborted takeoff at Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal.
The aircraft was cleared for takeoff from runway 20 and commenced the takeoff roll at 22:08 hours local time. Takeoff was aborted as the aircraft was halfway down the runway. It failed to stop on the remaining runway and overran, becoming stuck in the grass 60 meters past the runway end.
The runway was subsequently closed for traffic.

The probable cause of the runway excursion was due to the PIC attempted to reject the take-off at high speed, following take-off Configuration Warning. The rejected TO was initiated at the speed of 154kts, which is above V1. In addition, the maximum braking was not applied throughout the stopping.

Weather about the time of the incident (22:09 LT/1624Z):
VNKT 191620Z 15004KT 7000 FEW015 SCT100 18/14 Q1014 NOSIG


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB Malaysia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report



Photo of 9M-LNJ courtesy

Adelaide - International (YPAD / ADL)
25 August 2020; (c) Gavin Hughes

Revision history:

19-Apr-2018 18:27 harro Added
19-Apr-2018 18:32 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
19-Apr-2018 18:56 harro Updated [Embed code]
19-Apr-2018 18:58 harro Updated [Embed code]
19-Apr-2018 19:36 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
19-Apr-2018 19:57 harro Updated [Narrative]
21-Apr-2018 05:29 harro Updated [Damage, Narrative]
21-Apr-2018 17:16 harro Updated [Narrative]
29-Dec-2019 17:53 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2021 19:05 harro Updated [Accident report]
09-Apr-2021 19:06 harro Updated [[Accident report]]

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