Saudia emergency landing at Jeddah Airport

- A Monitor Report 22 May, 2018 | 6177 Views|-+

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight #SV3818 from Medina (Madinah) to Dhaka was diverted in mid-flight to Jeddah for an emergency landing after nose landing gear malfunction.

Saudia Airbus A330-200 wet-leased from Onur Air (reg. TC-OCH) made an emergency landing at Jeddah Airport.

All 141 passengers and 10 crew members onboard were evacuated safely.

The aircraft circled Jeddah for hours and did two low passes until it landed on runway 34R at around 2200 Local time with the nose landing gear retracted.

The Airbus 330 suffered important damages but passengers were evacuated via emergency slides. No injuries were reported.

Saudia, thanks the onboard crew, General Authority of Civil Aviation, and King Abdulaziz International airport control for providing their full support and cooperation during the event.

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