Joy Air MA60 veers off runway in Fuzhou

A Joy Air Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprop veered off the runway upon landing at Fuzhou Changle International airport on 10 May.

The aircraft, registered B3476, was operating flight JR1529 on the Yiwu-Fuzhou route when the runway excursion happened.

There were 45 passengers and seven crew members onboard. Joy Air says five passengers were rushed to the hospital and suffered minor injuries.

It adds that the cause of the incident is still under investigations.

Pictures on social media show the collapse of the aircraft’s landing gears, with the engines impacting the ground. Both engines show missing propeller blades. Cranes were also deployed to attempt to lift the aircraft off a grass patch area.

Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database shows that the aircraft, serial number MSN 0805, is a 2010-built model powered by Pratt & Whitney PW100-127J engines. The aircraft is owned by AVIC International Leasing.

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