2016-01-09 Passaredo ATR-72 landed short of runway Rondonopolis
On final approach the aircraft lost height until it touched down 300 m short of runway in a field.
Passaredo flight 2330 was on final approach in darkness to runway 02 at Rondonopolis when it drifted to the left and descended below the minimum altitude. The maingear touched down on soft ground in a field approximately 300 meters south and 80 meters left of the runway threshold.
The ATR-72 ran through farmland, bushes and crops, impacting a barbed wired airport fence until the pilots successfully initiated a go-around maneuvre.
On the 2nd approach (also on to runway 02), the aircraft made a normal landing. There were no injuries among passengers and crewmembers nor was anyone injured on the ground.
The ATR received major structural damage to its nose section, wings, propeller blades. And maingear doors.
The airline issued a scarce press statement: (translated):
„During last night, due to adverse weather conditions during landing flight 2330 in Rondonópolis-MT, it was necessary to make a go-around after the touch of aircraft on the ground. After the procedure was performed, and normal landing new approach. The disembarking passengers was usually close to schedule. The aircraft goes through the technical inspection of the company’s maintenance department. The landing happened the 00h23 and the flight was coming from Brasília (DF). „
Date: 2016-01-09 Time: 00:23
Location: SBRD ROO Rondonópolis
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
Flight no.: 2Z 2330
From: SBBR/BSB: Brasilia To: SBRD/ROO: Rondonópolis
Operator: Passaredo Linhas Aéreas
Age a/c: 17.3892 years
Constr. No.: 562
Former Operators: Iran Aseman (not taken up), Air Nostrum (EC-HJI, 2000-2010)
Occupants & Casualties
JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 4th safety occurence for the operator
- 144th safety occurence of type (ATR-72)
- 1st safety occurence at Rondonopolis Airport
- 2nd safety occurence for aircraft in question
– on 2010-06-30 the acft experienced engine fire
after take-off from Madrid, Spain whilst flying for Air Nostrum (EC-HJI)
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