SCAT Airlines Boeing 737 Suffers Runway Excursion on Backtrack

Photo: planespotters.net / Damir Kagarmanov - Kazakhstan Spotting Club

SCAT Airlines Boeing 737, performing flight from Almaty to Kostanay with 80 people on board, landed on Kostanay’s runway 33 and slowed safely but missed the last available exit taxiway 3.

While attempting to turn around to backtrack the runway to taxiway 3 the aircraft went off the runway and became stuck with nose gear and left main gear on soft ground. The passengers disembarked onto the runway via the right hand forward door and mobile stairs and were bussed to the terminal.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Kostanay about 36 hours after landing.

Source: avherald.com