2015-12-19 LAM Mocambique Boeing 737 overran runway at Nampula
On landing in rain the 737 overran the end of the runway at Nampula Airport, Mocambique. All on board escaped without injury.
The aircraft landed amidst intense rainfall on runway 05 at Nampula Airport but failed to stop in time before the end of the runway.
Having slowed down to moderate speed, the 737 departed the end of the marked runway coming to a stop with all gear on the paved overrun safety area. A number of runway lights were damaged.
No injuries have been reported among passengers or crewmembers. All later deplaned via mobile airstairs. There was no damage to the aircraft.
Nampula Airport offers a single active runway of 2000 meters in lengh.
Nampula Airport is not equipped with an instrument landing system (ILS).
Date: 2015-12-19 Time: 19:00
Location: FQNP APL Nampula
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: minor/none
Flight no.: TM 156
From: FQMA/MPM: Maputo To: FQNP/APL: Nampula
Operator: LAM Mozambique Airlines
Leased from: Unknown
Type: Boeing 737-700
Age a/c: 11,3 years
Constr. No.: 33792
Occupants & Casualties
JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 7th safety occurence for the operator
- 89th safety occurence of type (B737-700)
- 2nd safety occurence a Nampula Airport, Moz.
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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