Safety

ASL Airlines Plane Overshoots Runway in Bergamo

ASL Airlines
Anna Zvereva

An ASL Airlines Hungary Boeing 737-400 Freighter aircraft registered HA-FAX, operating flight QY7332 on behalf of DHL from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Milan Bergamo has skidded off the runway at Bergamo’s Orio al Serio airport.

The aircraft was landing on runway 28 in poor weather at around 04.07 local time. The aircraft broke through the airport perimeter fence and came to rest on the road next to Orio al Serio International Airport near the city of Bergamo.

ASL Airlines Flight 7332

Photo credit: FlightRadar24.com

The two pilots onboard were uninjured and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

The Italian investigation board, Agenzia nazionale per la sicurezza del volo (ANSV), has announced the opening of an investigation into the causes of the accident and has dispatched a team of investigators to Bergamo Orio al Serio airport.

Weather reports at the time of the accident:

SA 05/08/2016 03:20-> LIME 050320Z 03007KT 9999 -RA SCT035CB BKN060 19/17 Q1010 RETSRA=
SA 05/08/2016 02:50-> LIME 050250Z 03006KT 360V060 9999 +RA FEW015 SCT030CB BKN050 19/17 Q1010 RETS=
SA 05/08/2016 02:20-> LIME 050220Z 34011KT 9999 SHRA TS FEW015 SCT030CB BKN050 18/17 Q1011=
SA 05/08/2016 01:50-> LIME 050150Z 26011G23KT 220V310 9999 VCTS FEW040CB BKN080 23/16 Q1010=
SA 05/08/2016 01:20-> LIME 050120Z 20004KT 9999 FEW050 SCT080 24/15 Q1010=
SA 05/08/2016 00:50-> LIME 050050Z 18005KT 150V210 9999 FEW050 SCT080 24/15 Q1010=
SA 05/08/2016 00:20-> LIME 050020Z 15007KT 9999 FEW050 SCT080 24/15 Q1010=

ASL Airlines Flight 7332

Photo credit: Google Maps

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