July 20, 2011 archive

Air India CRJ 700 slides off runway at Kanpur airport

Air India Express CRJ700 VT-RJE

On July 20th, 2011 at approximately 11:20 AM local time, an Air India Regional Canadair Regional Jet 700 Series operated by Alliance Air, departing from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi as flight AI9801, landed at Kanpur/Chakeri Airport. The weather conditions were rainy and poor at the time. The aircraft appeared to suffer a blown tire on landing …

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