Spicejet Boeing 737 overran Runway on Landing at Mumbai Airport

On the 19th of September, a Spicejet Boeing 737 operating flight SG703 from Varanasi overran Runway 27 at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India. The incident occurred during heavy rain at 21:57 local time (16:27 UTC).

The aircraft failed to stop before the end of the runway, and came to rest with all landing gear on the soft ground that surrounds the airport.

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The 737 in its final resting place ©AvHerald

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Royal Wings Boeing 737 suffers Runway Excursion at Aqaba Airport, Jordan

On the 17th of September, a Boeing 737 operating Royal Wings flight JO6888 suffered a runway excursion at Aqaba King Hussein Int’l Airport in Southern Jordan. The aircraft landed normally on Runway 01/19 at 08:25 local time (05:25 UTC) but veered off the paved surface and came to rest in the soft ground on the side of the runway.

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The aircraft in its final resting place at the side of Runway 01/19 ©Amr T. Smadi on Twitter

Initial reports state that the aircraft failed to stop before the end of the runway, and overran into the soft ground.

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Boeing and Malaysia Airlines sign a MoU for 16 new aicraft

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing and Malaysia Airlines have signed an agreement compromising orders for eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, achieved by the conversion of existing orders for 737 MAX aircraft, and an additional eight 737 MAXs purchase rights.

The deal also includes Boeing’s Fleet Care service to maintain the carrier’s current and future fleet of Boeing airplanes.

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A render of a Malaysia 787-9 and a 737 MAX. © Boeing Airplanes

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