Friday, 15 June 2018

Bravo Airways MD83 skids off Kiev runway

An investigation is underway to find out why a Bravo Airways aircraft skidded off the runway at Zhuliany International Airport in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev on Thursday.

The airport was closed for some time while the aircraft was examined and then removed.  The flight, arriving from the Turkish resort of Antalya carried 169 passengers 6 crew at the time of the incident, it is believed that none have sustained injuries.   

Bravo Airways a Ukrainian charter airline said t was looking it the matter, which saw the MD83 main gear collapse during the runway excursion.  Local media reported that the plane came down short of the runway at first, then bounced into the air before coming back down.