2018-11-07 Sky Lease Cargo B747-400F overrun at Halifax Airport

2018-11-07 Sky Lease Cargo B747-400F overrun at Halifax Airport
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2018-11-07 Sky Lease Cargo B747-400F overrun at Halifax Airport

Narrative

On a night landing at Halifax Airport, the Boeing 747-400F cargo aircraft overran the end of the runway coming to a stop on soft ground. All on board suvived with minor or no injuries.

UPDATE 2018-11-08

TSB of Canada Investigation Website

Sky Lease Cargo flight KYE/GG4854 (Callsign: „SkyCube 4854“) , a Boeing 747-400F took off at Chicago O’Hare Intl Airport at 01:02L and was approaching its destination, the Stanfield Intl Airport at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada at 05:10L being in the air for about 2 hours and 5 minutes. There was no cargo on board the flight which was due to pick up live lobster to fly them to China.

The active runway for landing was 14. This runway has got an ILS/DME approach and is 2,347 meters (7,700 ft) in length.

At the time of the landing, the local weather consisted of overcast skies, rain and gusty winds of up to 21 knots from a west/northwesterly heading resulting in a tailwind component.

The aircraft did not stop within the length of the runway and overran.

It came to a stop on soft, flat terrain approximately 210 meters (695 ft) behind the threshold. The nosegear and all of its main gear did collapse and both inner engines have been ripped off when the aircraft collided with the localizer antenna, situated about 150 m behind the end of the overrun area. A small fire erupted near the tail that was put out by fire services within minutes.

Additionally, the fuselage buckled behind the wings and near the nose cargo door making this highly likely to be considered a write-off  / total loss accident.

All four crewmembers were able to disembark but four of them were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The airport was temporarily closed.

METAR: Halifax-Intl Airport (CYHZ):

11/07/2018 05:00->
METAR CYHZ 070900Z 23013KT 7SM -RA BR BKN005 OVC013 14/14
           A2967 RMK SF5SC3 SLP050 DENSITY ALT 800FT=
11/07/2018 05:12->
SPECI CYHZ 070912Z 23011G18KT 8SM -RA BR SCT005 BKN012 OVC049
           14/14 A2967 RMK SF4SC2SC2 SLP050 DENSITY ALT 800FT=

Listen to ATC transmissions of Halifax Tower when the B747 lands: [LINK](mp3-download)

No timestamp was given.

GG 4854: „Halifax Tower, ay.. good evening SkyCube 4854 heavy, for the ILS 14.“

Tower: „SkyCube 4854 heavy, Halifax Tower Good evening runway 14, wind 260 at 15 (knots), altimeter 2967 information Tango, number one.“

GG 4854: „Roger that, we have it..“

Tower: „SkyCube 4854, tailwind now 280 at 16 confirm gusting 21, confirm runway 14 still acceptable ?“

GG 4854: „Confirm..ah, still for 14.“

Tower: „SkyCube 4854 heavy, tower roger, wind 260 at 16 gusting 21 cleared to land on 14.“

GG 4854: „Cleared to land..ah.. affir..clear to land on 14, SkyCube 4854 heavy“

Tower: „Roger.“

Tower: „SkyCube 4854 do you read ?“

GG 4854: „Halifax Tower, SkyCube 5854 is off the runway. Requesting full emergency assistance.“

Tower: „SkyCube 4854 Roger, emergency has been activated.“

At about 04:40L, about 30 minutes before the accident landing, Cargojet B757F (CJT626) landed on runway 14.
At about 04:50L, about 25 minutes before the accident landing, Morningstar (FDX) B757F (MAL8062) landed on runway 23.
At about 04:52L, about 23 minutes before the accident landing, a Learjet 35A landed  on runway 23.


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Aircraft Involved


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Aircraft
Type: Boeing 747-400F
Registration: N908AR
Age a/c: 21.7 years
Constr. No.: 28026
Previous owners: Singapore Airlines Cargo 1997-2017

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants  4 0 0 4
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 4 0 0 4

 

OCCURENCE DATASET
Date: 2018-11-07 Time: 05:05L
Location: CYHZ YHZ Halifax
Country: Canada
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: hull loss

Flight
Flight no.: GG 4854
From: KORD /ORD : Chicago O‘ Hare To: CYHZ /YHZ : Halifax
Type: Cargo
Operator: Sky Lease Cargo

JACDEC 25-year Statistics :

  • 1st safety occurence for the operator
  • 3101th safety occurence of type (B747-400)
    – 11th hull loss of type (B747-400)
  • 14th safety occurence at Halifax Airport
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question

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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 

Narrative

UTair flight went beyond the end of the runway at Sochi-Adler Intl Airport and fell into a drainage ditch. There were a number of injuries among the 170 on board. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

UPDATE 2018-09-01

UTair flight UT579 took-off at Moscow-Vnukovo Airport and was descending to Sochi-Adler Airport (URSS). Landing runway in use was 06 requiring an approach over the Black Sea. It was dark at the tme (about 02:30) and local weather consisted of rain showers, associated with thunderstorm activity and a wind shear alert was issued for all runways.

Air Baltic flight BTI456 (a Boeing 737-300, YL-BBR) from Riga was flying 3 minutes ahead of UT579 but forced to abandon the landing on short final approach. UTair 579 also discontinued the approach about 5 miles out and both proceeded to a holding area over the sea.

At 02:49, Utair579 attempted a 2nd approach to runway 06 but had to go-around over Sochi Airport apparently because of the inclement weather situation.

At 02:54, BTI456 attempted a 2nd approach to runway 06 but had to perform another go-around.

At 02:57, UTair579 attempted a 3rd landing approach to runway 06, this time the aircraft touched down but the pilots were unable to stop the aircraft before the end of the runway. At the end of the runway, the pilots pulled to the left and the 737 slid sideways.

The aircraft crossed the airport perimeter fence and fell about 2 meters down an embankment into the bed of Reka Mzymta river. The river runs immediately to the east of the aerodrome. Luckily the area where the 737 came to rest was not flooded at the time. The right outer wing broke and fuel tanks were ruptured resulting in a fire. The nosegear and left maingear were torn away. Foreward fuselage, the entire left wing, and both engines also received severe damage. The extent of damage is beyond repair.

The airport was closed.

All 170 managed to evacuate safety via the L1, L2 and R1, R2 slide exits as well as via the left + right overwing emergency exits. Local authorities reported 18 injuries but none of them was in critical condition. The following day it was reported that a rescue worker has died because of a heart attack.

AirBaltic flight BTI456 safety diverted to Krasnodar Airport.

Runway 06/24 is 2890 meters (9,485 ft) in lengh. Runway 06 is lacking any overrun capabilities.

METAR: Sochi-Adler Intl Airport (URSS):

01/09/2018 02:30->
METAR URSS 312330Z 10010G22MPS 030V140 0500 0250NW R02/1200U
           +TSRA VV013 19/19 Q1014 WS ALL RWY R02/250350
           R06/250350 TEMPO VRB10G22MPS 0500 +TSRA BKN006
           BKN020CB RMK R06/11015G24MPS MT OBSC QFE759=
01/09/2018 03:00->
METAR URSS 010000Z 23004MPS 5000 1800E R02/P3000N TSRA BKN006
           OVC030CB 21/21 Q1014 WS ALL RWY R02/250350 R06/250350
           NOSIG RMK R06/19004MPS QBB200 MT OBSC QFE759=

 


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Aircraft Involved


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Aircraft
Type: Boeing 737-800
Registration: VQ-BJI
Age a/c: 15.8 years
Constr. No.: 29937
Previous owners: Ryanair 2002-2010, Atlant-Soyuz AL 2010-2011, Moscow Airlines 2011-2011

Occupants & Casualties

Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants  6 164 0 170
Fatalities 0 0 1 1
Injuries 18

 

OCCURENCE DATASET
Date: 2018-09-01 Time: 02:57
Location: URSS AER Sochi
Country: Russia
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: hull loss

Flight
Flight no.: UT 579
From: UUWW /VKO : Moscow Vnukovo To: URSS /AER : Sochi
Type: Passenger
Operator: UTAir
Leased from: Cubana

JACDEC 25-year Statistics :

  • 29th safety occurence for the operator
  • 671th safety occurence of type (B737-800)
    – 15th hull loss of type (B737-800)
  • 5th safety occurence at Sochi Airport
  • 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question

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Abbreviations



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