Lion B738 at Gorontalo on Apr 29th 2018, runway excursion on landing


A Lion Air Boeing 737-800, registration PK-LOO performing flight JT-892 from Makassar to Gorontalo (Indonesia) with 174 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Gorontalo's runway 27 in rain at about 18:35L (10:35Z) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop on soft ground with all gear struts dug in. There are no injuries being reported, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however. According to ADS-B data the aircraft came to a stop about 420 meters past the runway end near the aerodrome perimeter fence. The airline confirmed the aircraft overran the runway in rainy weather conditions. All occupantes evacuated the aircraft safely and were taken to the terminal. No Metars are available for WAMG (Gorontalo), the local weather station reported at 17:00L: light rain, winds from eastnortheast at 3 knots, visibility 6000 meters, QNH 1010 hPa, temperature 24 degrees C, dew point 24 degrees C, humidity 88%, at 20:00L the weather station reported: light rain, winds from eastsoutheast at 2 knots, visibility 6000 meters, QNH 1010hPa, temperature 24 degrees C, dew point 24 degrees C, humidity 97%.


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