A Boeing 747-400 Thai Airways slid off the runway
Yesterday, 8 October, a Boeing 747-400 Thai Airways slid off the runway. There were no injuries.
For the passengers of flight TG679, on the route Guangzhou - Bangkok, the date of October 8 will remain in their memory for a long time. The Boeing 747-400 (HS-TGF) Thai Airways aircraft slipped off the runway after landing.
The incident took place around 22: 48, local time. Due to heavy rain, Thai Airways Boeing 747-400 (HS-TGF) has slipped off the 19R runway at Bangkok Airport (Suvarnabhumi International Airport).
Boeing 747-400 Thai Airways has slipped off the runway
On board were 97 passengers and 18 crew members. There were no injuries. Those on board were evacuated through emergency exits. But Thai Airways' Boeing 747-400 (HS-TGF) suffered some notable damage.
A similar incident took place on September 8, 2013, when an Airbus A330-300 Thai Airways also suffered significant damage on the 19L runway of Bangkok airport. Coincidentally, the plane operated the same flight TG679, on the route Guangzhou - Bangkok. There were 288 passengers and 14 crew members on board. 40 people suffered injuries, 14 of them needed specialized medical care.