Date & Time: Sep 16, 2007 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Operator:
Registration:
HS-OMG
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bangkok-Phuket
MSN:
49183/1129
YOM:
1983
Flight number:
OX269
Country:
Thailand
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
123
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
90
Circumstances:
While approaching Phuket airport in bad weather conditions, the aircraft landed hard on runway 27. It veered of the right side and crashed. 90 people were killed. At the time of the accident, 50% of the LLWAS was out of service. Weather consisted of heavy rain, low visibility, low cloud base and strong winds. Possible windshear.