Xiamen Air has since apologized, but lawmakers have called for an investigation on the runway excursion
and on the alleged slow response time of concerned authorities.
According to Airbus, the onboard cockpit technology Oincreases pilotsO situational awareness during landing, reduces exposure to runway excursion
risk, and, if necessary, provides active protection.O The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified ROPS on the A320CEO family in August.
A runway excursion
is the event in which an aircraft overruns or veers off the runway surface during take-off or Landing.
Gama Aviation, which provides international business aircraft management and charter services, said in a statement to Khaleej Times, "Flight number GSH589 had a runway excursion
during the initial takeoff roll at a relatively low speed." It said the incident took place at 7.36pm (UAE time) on Monday.
The aviation watchdog found that the duo had failed to exercise due caution and take corrective measures resulting in a runway excursion
At about 1130 Central time, the Challenger 601 business jet impacted terrain following a runway excursion
while landing at a private airstrip.
"After occurrence of runway excursion
at Manila Airport, Xiamen Airlines contacted Manila Airport immediately and made commitment to bear the costs for aircraft handling and runway recovering caused by the event," it wrote.
The 'runway excursion
' resulted in major structural damage to the aircraft; worse, it disrupted operations of the main runway of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia), leaving only the much shorter 'domestic' runway for smaller aircraft.
However, today's sheer number of airplanes, translated into frequencies of flights, including the laws of probability, make it possible that a major 'aircraft runway excursion
' will occur, he said, using the aviation's jargon for planes that exceed the runway boundaries.
This puts some distance between you and the runway so you don't get too close, risking overshoots, excessive bank and landing so far down the runway that you risk a runway excursion
Thai Airways A330 runway excursion
accident update An Airbus A330-300 operated by Thai Airways International suffered a runway excursion
accident upon landing at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), Thailand.