Accident Boeing 747-368 HZ-AIS, Wednesday 16 February 2011
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Date:Wednesday 16 February 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic B743 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 747-368
Owner/operator:Saudi Arabian Airlines
Registration: HZ-AIS
MSN: 23270/645
Year of manufacture:1986
Engine model:Rolls-Royce RB211-524D4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 277
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK)
Destination airport:Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED/OEMA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Boeing 747-368, HZ-AIS, sustained substantial damage in a taxiway excursion after landing at Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED), Saudi Arabia. There were no injuries to the 260 passengers and 17 crewmembers onboard, but the airplane was substantially damaged.
Saudi flight SV817 had just landed on runway 17 and exited the runway at taxiway B. It then entered a sandy area. The main undercarriage dug in, causing the no. 1 and 2 engine to contact the ground.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

25 July 1993 HZ-AIS Saudi Arabian Airlines 0 New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK) min
Collision with other aircraft on apron



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Shannon Airport (SNN/EINN); April 1999

photo (c) Miklos SZABO; Dhaka-Shahjalal International Airport (DAC/VGHS); 30 November 2010

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