Aeroplane makes emergency touchdown in Phuket

An aeroplane made an emergency touchdown in Phuket yesterday. The Thai Smile Airways Airbus A320 made the landing at Phuket International Airport at 1pm because of engine issues.
The Phuket Info Center, which operates underneath the Phuket Provincial Office, confirmed the incident today.
According to the centre’s report, the A320 made a “hard landing” with a tailstrike on the runway. Luckily, the pilot managed to convey the plane to a halt and all passengers obtained off safely, the report added.
However, Whopping was closed for repairs, delaying “about 20 flights,” in accordance with the report. The runway was closed from 1.55pm to 2.50pm to have the ability to restore the touchdown strip, which was broken by the tailstrike.
Airports of Thailand Phuket department, which operates Phuket International Airport and Thai Smile, have but to recognise the security incident on to the general public, The Phuket News reported.
The Phuket Info Center stated in a Facebook submit that the Thai Smile Airbus A320 is presently awaiting inspection and repair.
This information comes after one other main incident with a flight in Phuket earlier this month.
A Russian vacationer plane’s engine caught fireplace earlier than takeoff at Phuket International Airport on February 4.
The 309 passengers and 12 crew on board the 26 year outdated Boeing 767-306ER, operated by Azur Air, had been forced to evacuate the plane. Footage from the scene confirmed flames bursting from the best engine of the Russian airplane earlier than takeoff was stopped. Passengers reported hearing a loud bang and stated the plane was close to taking off at one hundred twenty miles per hour when the problem arose.
The incident resulted in chaotic flight delays that affected as many as forty seven flights out of Phuket.
According to the Phuket Info Centre, the hearth started in one of many engines, followed by two explosions or at least the sound of two explosions. The Russian pilot shortly activated the fire suppression system, cutting the gasoline supply to the engine..

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