Typhoon Compasses has gradually moved away from Hong Kong, and the strong wind signal No. 3 is still in effect.
A Boeing 737-8BCF freighter (registration number: VP-BEN) of Russian Airlines S7 Airlines departed from Irkutsk International Airport in Russia to Hong Kong at about midnight today (14) at the north of Hong Kong International Airport. When landing on the runway, suspected of losing control and shoveling on the right lawn while exiting the runway and turning into the taxiway.
The airport control tower staff immediately closed the north runway and directed the subsequent preparations to land at least 3 flights on the north runway. They must immediately stop landing, all go around, and then land on the south runway after detouring over the port.
Airport firefighting, ambulances, and ground support vehicles drove to the scene of the accident. According to preliminary information, no one was injured in the incident.
It is understood that a three-run project is being carried out on both sides of the North Run, and the "lawn" where the accident occurred has actually been filled up as a pavement. Therefore, the cargo aircraft involved was checked by maintenance personnel and confirmed that there was no damage, and the AA arranged for ground vehicles. Lead the aircraft involved in the incident away from the lawn; the authorities are investigating the cause of the incident.
According to the Hong Kong International Airport weather report issued by the Observatory around the time of the incident, it was shown that the airport was blowing east wind at a wind speed of 13 knots per hour.
There was rain at that time, the visibility was more than 10 kilometers, and there was no important weather condition.
The GOOGLE MAPS satellite image shows that the "lawn" involved has no grass.