Iberia A340-600 Skids Off The Runway

Yesterday evening (09.11) an Iberia Airbus A340-642 (EC-JOH / C/N 731) skided of the runway during landing at Quito-Mariscal Sucre Airport (UIO) (Ecuador). Flight IB6463 with 349 people on board, coming from Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD) (Spain), suffered one or more tyre bursts on landing at Quito. The aircraft overran the runway and came to rest tilting to the left with nr.1 and 2 engines touching the ground.
According to several news sources, nobody was injured. The A340 suffered substantial damage.

Iberia A340-600 Quito
Credits: elperiodico.cat / REUTERS / DANIEL ESTRELLA

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