Malindo Air Boeing 737 Experiences Runway Excursion During Backtrack

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A Malindo Air Boeing 737-800 was backtracking runway 29 for departure when upon turning around and line up for takeoff the aircraft went off the right edge of the runway and was disabled. The passengers disembarked normally via stairs.

The airline stated: “Malindo Air OD301, a Boeing 737-800 with registration number 9M-LCK, experienced a runway excursion before take-off at 3:25p.m. (Malaysia time) at Husein Sastranegara International Airport, Bandung, Indonesia.” All passengers were safely evacuated, arrangements for their travel were being made.