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12th Mar 2013, 19:15
Travel Service B738 (reg OK-TVP, flight TVP7127 SSH-KTW) skidded off the runway in KTW on landing this evening at around 1745 UTC. NLG is in the mud, all crew/pax (179+6) safe.


13th Mar 2013, 06:36
Nose and right main gears sank in the mud, engine #2 is lying on ground based on the pictures.

Incident: Travel Service B738 at Katowice on Mar 12th 2013, overran runway on landing (http://avherald.com/h?article=45f14e33&opt=0)

Twoje forum lotnictwa lotnictwo.net.pl - Boeing 737-8K5 - OK-TVP - 32907 - Poland: Katowice - Pyrzowice (KTW EPKT) - Rados (http://lotnictwo.net.pl/gallery/photo/aircraft-Boeing_737-8K5/airline-Smart_Wings/reg-OK-TVP/cn-32907/foto-157268.html)

5 APUs captain
13th Mar 2013, 19:06
The RW pavement is a concrete, which is really VERY slippery when wet. Be careful and stop well in advance!

13th Mar 2013, 21:28
Great photos from recovery operation:

After initial checks aircraft seems intact - only scrathes on right nacelle.