Malindo Air flight from Kathmandu to Kuala Lumpur suffered a runway excursion after an aborted takeoff.

The Boeing 737-900 (reg. 9M-LNJ) was cleared for takeoff from runway 20 and aborted takeoff at around 22:00 hours local time.

Dhiraj Pujara

The flight #OD181 failed to stop on the remaining runway and overran.

The passengers were evacuated via the right hand rear exit emergency slide.

Malindo Air Skid the Runway. Credit: Jitandra Raut

MALINDO Air Flight OD181 9M-LNJ B737 enroute to Malaysia from Kathmandu skids at the runway resulting the closure of the airport. All Passengers and Crew are SafeCredit: Jitandra Raut

Publiée par Love For Aviation In Nepal sur Jeudi 19 avril 2018

The runway was closed.

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