Landing gear fingered in THAI accident at Suvarnabhumi Airport

BANGKOK, Sept 9 – A Thai Airways International flight from Guangzhou skidded off a runway at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport late last night due to a malfunctioning landing gear, the head of Thailand’s Civil Aviation Department said today.

Voradej Harnprasert said a preliminary investigation found that THAI flight TG679 lost its balance and skidded 400 metres to the right of the Eastern runway. There were sparks near the right landing gear.

Read more: MCOT

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