Sunday, June 14, 2020

VietJet plane skids off runway in Ho Chi Minh City, no injuries

A VietJet Air aircraft skidded off Runway 25L/07R as it landed at Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN/VVTS) in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday (June 14, 2020), no passengers or crew were injured the company stated but did not indicate the number of passengers and crew.

VietJet Air reported the aircraft an Airbus A321-211(WL) (c/n 8215) VN-A657, was arriving from the Island of Phu Quoc, when due to heavy rain and strong winds skidded off the Rwy upon landing.

The airport was closed
for two hours following the incident while crews got the aircraft removed from the mud.  

(Michael Carter - Aero Pacific Flightlines)

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