A Sunwing Airways airplane crashed on the Holguin airport

The Sunwing Airways flight skidded off the runway whereas taking off from the Frank Boyce Worldwide Airport in Holguin.It entails a Sunwing Airways B737-800, flight SWG645, on the Holguin-Montreal route.

It exceeded the established limits throughout the return maneuver in the direction of the take-off level, inflicting the touchdown gear to break down. This was confirmed by the Cuban firm Airports and Airport Providers SA

Initially, there was hypothesis that the diversions could be in response to poor climate situations. As for this criterion, the judgments are nonetheless very reserved.

The incident befell on August 29 at precisely 8:35 pm. Moreover, a observe posted on Fb by the Cuban firm Airports and Airport Providers SA confirmed that there have been no accidents to passengers or crew.

Nonetheless, the incident led to motion of the plane and therefore, the technicians needed to take away the plane from the runway.

On this sense, and for safety causes, Frank País Worldwide Airport needed to switch three scheduled operations to different different airports. We’re speaking about Swift Air SWQ281, Sunwing Airline SWG641 and Viva Aerobus VIV417.

What occurred after the incident?

After the accountable technical personnel eliminated the plane from the runway, regular operations resumed at 11:15 am this Wednesday.

For its half, the Cuban Information Company (ACN) confirmed that the airport was working as common after Tuesday’s incident.

Juan Pablo Contreras, a well known ACN journalist, quoted on his Fb wall that “normality and operability” are already seen within the terminal.

Till now, Cuban airport authorities are investigating the explanations that led to the incident.