2017-06-11 Aer Caribe An-32 off landing runway Tarapaca
On landing the aircraft was badly damaged in a runway excursion leaving all on board unhurt.
The cargo aircraft suffered a runway excursion when it comes down to land at Tarapaca Airstrip on the southeastern tip of Colombia, close to the Brazilian border.
According to local reports, there were no casualties or serious injuries among passengers or crew. Although it was utilized as a cargo aircraft, a total of 43 persons are reported to have been abord the aircraft.
It is understood, that after touchdown on runway 25, the Antonov AN-32 departed the landing runway to the right side and ran across soft, grassy ground before it came to a stop. It undercarriage seems to have been damaged to some extent.
Runway 25 / 07 at Tarapaca is 1075 meters in length.
Note: This case marks the 3rd serious landing incident for Aer Caribe since NOV 2016.
METAR: Tarapaca Airport (SKRA):
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Type: Antonov An-32
Age a/c: 23.9 years
Constr. No.: 3404
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Date: 2017-06-11 Time: –
Location: SKRA TCD Tarapaca Airfield
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
From: – To: SKRA/TCD: Tarapaca Airfield
Operator: Aer Caribe
JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 6th safety occurence for the operator
- 63rd safety occurence of type (AN32)
- 1st safety occurence at Tarapaca Airport
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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