Thursday, June 1, 2017

Sriwijaya B733 overruns runway on landing at Manokwari, nose gear collapses

A Sriwijaya Boeing 737-300 (PK-CJC), performing flight SJ-570 from Sorong to Manokwari (Indonesia) with 146 passengers and six crew, landed on Manokwari's RWY 35 in rain at about 09:10L (00:10Z) and overran the end of the runway coming to a stop with the nose gear collapsed about 30m past the end of the runway on soft ground. The occupants were evacuated. There were no injuries, the aircraft substained substantial damage. (Source: avherald.com, 31-May-2017)