Runway excursion Incident Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-DHD, Wednesday 23 December 2009
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Wednesday 23 December 2009
Time:08:47 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Registration: EI-DHD
MSN: 33816/1657
Year of manufacture:2005
Engine model:CFM 56-7B26
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 135
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Prestwick Airport, Prestwick, South Ayrshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW)
Destination airport:Prestwick (PIK/EGPK)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Scottish police state that a Ryanair Boeing 737-800 has overrun the runway at Glasgow Prestwick Airport.

The incident involved flight FR772 which was arriving from Dublin.

"It's landed and overshot the runway," says a spokeswoman for Strathclyde Police, but says that there are no injuries among 129 passengers on board.

She says that the aircraft has come to a halt on grass but that there appears to be "no damage" to the twin-jet, and says the event is being treated as a "minor incident".

In a statement Ryanair says that the aircraft carried out a "normal landing" but encountered ice while taxiing from the runway, and slid off onto a grass verge.

"Ryanair engineers are at the aircraft, which appears to have suffered no damage and they are working with Glasgow Prestwick to return the aircraft to the stand area so that the runway can be re-opened with minimum delay," adds the carrier.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: EW/G2009/12/14
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

23-Dec-2009 03:39 harro Added
23-Dec-2009 04:53 Anon. Updated
23-Dec-2009 05:16 RobertMB Updated
23-Dec-2009 05:21 Anon. Updated
23-Dec-2009 07:25 RobertMB Updated
23-Dec-2009 09:54 harro Updated
17-Dec-2014 01:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314