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27 Dec 2016 - 737-800, VT-JBF (35082/2550), FF 14/03/2008, operated by Jet Airways has overran the runway whilst manoeuvring for take-off at Goa (VOGO) at 04:45L. Photographs posted on social media show that all of the undercarriage has collapsed. Initial reports suggest that the aircraft was performing a 180 degree turn after a backtrack to line up on Runway 26 when thrust was increased and the aircraft turned through 360 degrees and left the runway

Goas only runway, 08/26 is 3458 x 45 meters.

VOGO 270000Z 06004KT 3000 BR NSC 21/20 Q1010 TEMPO 2000 BR

Jet Airways issued a statement confirming that its Goa-to-Mumbai flight (9W 2374) carrying 154 passengers and 7 crew members veered off the runway while aligning for take-off at 4.30am local time. It adds that 12 passengers “had sustained minor injuries during the evacuation process and are receiving medical attention”.

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