Friday, 3 August 2018

Smartwings 737 overshoots runway in Czech Republic

A Smartwings Boeing 737-800, registration N624XA, overran the runway whilst landing at Pardubice in the Czech Republic on 1st August

The aircraft was performing a flight from Heraklion, Greece for Travel Service and overran the runway at relatively slow speeds for approximately 20 metres.  All 120 passengers vacated the aircraft via steps that were brought to the aircraft.

According to local media, there were no reports of any injuries and the aircraft was said to have been undamaged by its runway excursion. Following safety checks, on the 2nd the aircraft resumed its normal flying schedules.

One of the passengers on the flight posted the following video to youtube of the landing