MONTREAL- On August 29, 2023, Canadian carrier Sunwing Airlines (WG) Boeing 737 MAX 8, operating as flight WG645 from Holguin (Cuba) to Montreal, QC (Canada), experienced an incident while taxiing for departure on runway 23.
During the lineup procedure, the aircraft exceeded the designated turn pad area and entered the runway shoulder, causing the right main gear to sink into the asphalt.
Sunwing 737 MAX Rolled Off
As a result, the aircraft became immobilized, leading to the closure of the aerodrome overnight. Due to this situation, several aircraft inbound to Holguin had to divert to alternate destinations.
The aircraft was successfully towed back to the apron the following morning.
The aircraft involved in the incident is the Boeing 737 MAX 8, registered as C-GMXH, which is one of the latest aircraft added to the fleet.
TATA SIA Vistara Airlines (UK) Airbus A320neo got stuck at the Dibrugarh Airport earlier today. However, all the passengers onboard the aircraft were safe, and it is now flying on its designated route.
The Indian FSC carrier, Vistara, has a fleet of 46 Airbus A320neo. The plane involved in the incident is VT-TQM and is a 7-month-old aircraft.
In the morning (1st May 2023), an incident occurred at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam, India, which could have been hazardous.
A Vistara aeroplane with the registration number VT-TQM was stranded on the runway for around 20 minutes, leading to suspicions of a technical glitch in the engine after it had landed and was backtracking.
Furthermore, the security personnel are now examining the runway to see if there is any damage to the tarmac.
While backtracking on the runway after landing, the aeroplane got stuck for about 20 minutes, raising concerns about a possible technical malfunction in the engine. Backtracking is a common procedure for aeroplanes to return to the taxiway after landing.
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