A crisis cell is activated at Montpellier airport to try to find solutions to remove the Boieng 737 plane from the runway where it is immobilized after a failed landing this Saturday, September 24 at 2:50 am. he device stuck off balance at the end of the runway and partly submerged in the water of the pond could not be done this Saturday, September 24th. It was in fact first necessary to secure the cabin for the intervening parties in particular in charge of the investigations and to recover the recorders of the device, which was able to be carried out in the afternoon. A lifting operation this Sunday morning The question also arose of whether to tow or crane the plane, which had first been stripped of its load and its kerosene. In a press release sent at the end of the day, the prefecture indicated that after “various technical meetings and many exchanges with all the stakeholders” and “after examining several options, it was decided to transport in the next few hours heavy lifting equipment to move the aircraft in optimal safety conditions. This technically complex maneuver will be initiated tomorrow morning (this Sunday, editor’s note) under the control of experts appointed by the airline. As a preventive measure, the SDIS of the ‘Hérault has installed an anti-pollution device in the Etang de l’Or. A request for “degraded mode” operation In the best case scenario, a scenario with a resumption of traffic at 2 p.m. this Sunday, September 25 is being studied. Finally, if the operations were to last several days with significant financial losses, the airport management told us that a request had been made to civil aviation to be able to operate in “degraded mode”, in other words to be able to use the main runway in the opposite direction and take off on the land side.