Daily Archives: April 20, 2009

Accident: Kingfisher Airlines Airbus A320 veers off runway at Bangalore airport

A Kingfisher Airlines Airbus A320-232 VT-KFT performing flight IT 432 from Kolkata to Bangalore via Hyderabad veered and skidded off the runway at Bengaluru International Airport (BIA) due to rain and high winds. There were 138 passengers including crew on board at the time of the incident, which happened at 21:35 hrs (16:05Z) yesterday. An airline source informed PTI “The …

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Images: IndiGo flight crew at landing, Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Oman Air

This weekend was not very conducive to spotting. The winds came out of the west making the active runway at Bengaluru International Airport 27. With an east west alignment, the only time to take pictures is in the late afternoon when the sun has moved to the west. In the process of exploration, I discovered that Google maps is outdated …

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