Runway excursion Incident Embraer ERJ-175LR (ERJ-170-200 LR) JY-EMH, Saturday 4 March 2017
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Date:Saturday 4 March 2017
Time:c. 01:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic E170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer ERJ-175LR (ERJ-170-200 LR)
Owner/operator:Royal Jordanian
Registration: JY-EMH
MSN: 17000316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU/ORSU) -   Iraq
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amman-Queen Alia International Airport (AMM/OJAI)
Destination airport:Sulaymaniyah International Airport (ISU/ORSU)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Royal Jordanian flight RJ800 suffered a runway excursion after landing at Sulaymaniyah International Airport, Iraq, according to local media. There were no personal injuries.

According to local information supplied by Meran Chusty, a video of the situation after the incident shows it took a while (approx. 20 mins) before the passengers were able to disembark on the runway. A police officer then asked the passengers to give them their phones to delete the photos and the videos. The video posted on Facebook was sent by a passenger to his wife while still on board.

After the incident the airport was temporarily closed per Notam: "AD CLSD DUE TO DISABLED AIRCRAFT ON THE STRIP AND SHOULDER OF THE RWY."

Weather reported about the time of the incident (01:00 UTC):
ORSU 040200Z 34004KT 0500 FG SCT040 BKN070 03/03 Q1016
ORSU 040100Z VRB03KT 1000 FG FEW045 SCT070 02/02 Q1016
ORSU 040000Z VRB03KT 1200 BR FEW045 SCT070 03/03 Q1017
ORSU 032300Z VRB03KT 2000 BR SCT045 SCT070 06/06 Q1017



Revision history:

04-Mar-2017 14:50 gerard57 Added
04-Mar-2017 15:01 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2017 15:03 harro Updated [Time, Narrative]
04-Mar-2017 20:08 harro Updated [Total occupants, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
04-Mar-2017 20:47 harro Updated [Narrative]

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