Runway excursion Accident Douglas DC-8-33 HS-TGU, Thursday 10 May 1973
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Date:Thursday 10 May 1973
Time:
Type:Douglas DC-8-33
Owner/operator:Thai Airways International
Registration: HS-TGU
MSN: 45526/89
Year of manufacture:1960
Total airframe hrs:43884 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT4A-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 110
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM) -   Nepal
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Calcutta-Dum Dum Airport (CCU)
Destination airport:Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM/VNKT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Thai Airways flight TG311, a DC-8, named "Srisubhan", touched down far and overran the runway at Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport (KTM). The aircraft crossed a concrete drain.

The aircraft operated on a flight from Bangkok to Kathmandu via Calcutta.

Sources:

https://www.timetableimages.com/ttimages/tg/tg79/tg7904-4.jpg
https://kathmandupost.com/money/2017/12/05/thai-airways-marks-50th-year-in-nepal
https://myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com/news/come-what-may/

Location

Images:


photo (c) Georges Cozzika; Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO); 1966


photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG); 04 June 1971

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jun-2024 05:42 Anon. Updated [Source]
14-Jun-2024 05:44 ASN Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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