Trigana Boeing 737 skids on runway after unstabilized approach


After carrying out an unstabilized approach, a Trigana Air Boeing 737 freighter skidded on the runway of Wamena Airport (WMX), Indonesia, damaging its left wing.

The Boeing 737-300, registered PK-YSZ, was arriving from Sentani International Airport (DJJ) in Jayapura, the capital of Papua province, transporting 14 tons of mixed goods. According to footage, the aircraft carried out an unstabilized approach and skidded on the runway of  Wamena Airport, (WMX), also in the Papua Province.

As a result, the plane damaged the flap track fairing of its left wing. “There were no fatalities in the incident and the crew was evacuated to Wamena Regional Hospital to check their health condition,” a spokesperson of the Papua Police said. An investigation was opened by the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) and airport authorities.

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