Scat plane bound to Almaty from Phuket landed in Shymkent

Date: 14:56, 10-01-2019.

Almaty. January 10. KazTAG - The flight of Scat air company had to land in the reserve aerodrome in Shymkent as the crew had no permit for flights in fog, reports the international airport of Almaty.
"There was fog in the international airport of Almaty in the morning, the visibility was 150/40 meters. Meanwhile, the airport is working in the routine mode, there are no restrictions, the aircrafts whose crews have III ICAO category are arriving and departing on time. The airport of Almaty was certified under this category in November last year, it can accept aircrafts even under 75/0 visibility," reads the message.
According to the report the flight 470 from Phuket by Scat company was supposed to arrive to Almaty at 10.00, it was diverted to a reserve aerodrome in Shymkent as the crew did not have a certificate on this category. The flight 777 to Sian of the same air company was delayed for the same reason.


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