overshooting the runway

Antonov Overshoots Runway in Rough Weather

Monday, August 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Antonov Overshoots Runway in Rough Weather

What: IrAero Antonov An-24RV en route from Chita to Blagoveshchensk Where: Blagoveshchensk Airport, Russia When: August 08, 2011 Who: 35 passengers, 5 crew, 10+ injuries Why: On approach to Blagoveshchensk airport, the plane encountered rough weather and overshot the runway. The plane encountered wind shear on approach, injuring ten passengers. The plane lost a... »

Caribbean Airlines Boeing Crashes in Georgetown Guyana

Saturday, July 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
Caribbean Airlines Boeing Crashes in Georgetown Guyana

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net What: Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-832(WL) en route from Trinidad to Timehri Where: Cheddi Jagan International Airport,SYCJ,Georgetown,Guyana When: July 30, 2011 1:30 am Who: 162 aboard 157 passengers, six crews Why: Landing in wet weather, the plane made a hard landing, overshot the runway 100 meters, smashed... »

Siberia: YAK-42 overrun Damages Wing

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Gazpromavia Yakovlev YAK-42 en route from Ufa, Bashkortostan to Novy Russia Where: Novy Urengoy, Siberia When: Nov 15th 2010 Who: 96 passengers Why: On landing in snow, the plane overran the runway. There was some damage to the left wing but no one was injured. Download article as PDF »

CAA Lava Landing

Thursday, November 19, 2009
By George Hatcher
CAA Lava Landing

What: CAA (Compagnie Africaine d’Aviation) en route from Kinshasa to Goma, Congo Where: Goma When: Thursday Nov 19 2009 Who: 117 passengers including the governor of North Kivu province Why: On landing, the plane overshot the runway and landed in hardened lava surrounding an airport in eastern Congo. 20 people were injured. Download article... »

Comoros: Putting together the Black Box puzzle

Saturday, September 5, 2009
By George Hatcher

Yemenia Flight 626 from Paris to Moroni sank into the ocean on June 30, killing 152 people, with one survivor. The black boxes were found Friday. Just because the black boxes were found does not mean the route to discovery is on track. Apparently there was so much damage to the black boxes, there... »

Washington State: De Havilland Dash 8-400 Runway Overrun

Wednesday, August 19, 2009
By George Hatcher
Washington State: De Havilland Dash 8-400 Runway Overrun

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Richard Austen What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 (Alaska Airlines) en route from Seattle Bellingham Where: Bellingham When: Aug 16th 2009 11:50PM PDT (arrival) Who: 76 passengers and 4 crew Why: There were no reported problems during the 32 minute flight; however, while... »

Iranian Crash: 153 on board

Friday, July 24, 2009
By George Hatcher
Iranian Crash: 153 on board

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Farzad Farajpour What: Aria Air Ilyushin IL-62 en route from Tehran to Mashad. The plane was leased by Aria Air from Kazakhstan Where: Mashad Iran When: July 24 2009 Who: 153 aboard. 17 died in the accident. Why: On landing, the nose gear did... »

Sewage Landing

Thursday, October 30, 2008
By George Hatcher
Sewage Landing

What: Cessna Where: Thames Airport on New Zealand’s North Island When: Monday October 27, 2008 Who: Pilot Why: Pilot overshot the runway. The pilot was not hurt but the plane landed in a sewage pond and had to swim (through the sewage pond) to safety. Download article as PDF »

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