Flight QF2650 flew from Perth, Australia to Newman, a mining town in the Pilara region.
According to The Independent, the Fokker 100 aircraft overshot the runway by around 50 meters which occurred amid Cyclone Blake.
A Delta Air Lines flight came to a close call after skidding off the runway due to snowy weather conditions in Wisconsin, in the United States.
Flight 1770, which was bound for Atlanta, Georgia, slipped off the runway before take-off and ended up partially on grass next to the tarmac at Green Bay Straubel International Airport in Wisconsin.
While none of the 107 passengers were injured in the incident, they all had to depart the plane and instead board another aircraft.
Jake Liebergen, a passenger on the Saturday flight, told WBAY: “It was scary at first because people kind of jumped and screamed a bit.
Those on board the Boeing 737-800 were evacuated using emergency slides and there were no reports of injury.
Storms and heavy rainfall have affected the city since Sunday night and played a role in the plane’s struggle to land.
In a press release, Pegasus Airlines said: “The Pegasus Airlines flight PC747, on a TC-CCK registered aircraft, travelling from Sharjah International Airport, UAE, to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen, Turkey, on 7 January 2020 experienced a runway excursion after landing at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen.
“All passengers and cabin crew have been disembarked safely from the aircraft. There has been no loss of life or injury to anyone on-board. The necessary investigations have begun and we will continue to provide information with regards to any further updates.”
Express.co.uk has contacted Qantas Airways asking for comment.
Published at Thu, 09 Jan 2020 17:03:00 +0000