2015-12-19 LAM Mocambique Boeing 737 overran runway at Nampula

2015-12-19 LAM Mocambique Boeing 737 overran runway at Nampula

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
Country: Mozambique
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
Type: Passenger
Operator: LAM Mozambique Airlines
Leased from: Unknown

Type: Boeing 737-700
Registration: C9-BAQ
Age a/c: 11,3 years
Constr. No.: 33792

Any additions or corrections ?
Please e-mail us


Aircraft Involved

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 0
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0 0

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

Order a Safety Report

Safety Report - LAM Mocambique
Over 900 Airlines in Vetting System

Image & Information Sources



Copyright - Terms of Usage

All written and shown content on JACDEC.de is provided in the most accurate way. All information may be subject to changes because JACDEC.de cannot always ensure a full support of information updates to each news story.
No publication (or part of) provided by at JACDEC.de may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means or by any information retrieval system without written permission from JACDEC. The below information includes unofficial information and should be treated as this. Editors cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions caused by any information source mentioned herein. The nature of the following information should be regarded as preliminary.
Furthermore, the author cannot be held accountable for correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided herein. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.
For further terms and conditions, check our legal disclaimer section:


AP = Airport / AL = Airlines / Avn = Aviation / AW = Airways / C/N: Construction Number / DSP = Domestic Scheduled Passenger / DNP = Domestic Non-Scheduled Passenger / DSC = Domestic Scheduled Cargo / DNC= Domestic Non-Scheduled Cargo / GND = On the ground / parked, stored / FMN= Flying Mission, Air Work / FRY = Ferry-, Positioning Flight / IMC = Intrument Meteorological (flying) Conditions / ISP = International Scheduled Passenger / ISC=International Scheduled Cargo / INP = International Non-Scheduled Passenger / INC =International Non-Scheduled Cargo/ OPS = Flight Operation(s) / NRV = Non-revenue, Private Flight / TRN =Training Flight /  TST = Test & Certification Flight / VMC = Visual Meteorological (flying) Conditions