kevin
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AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 4:38 pm

A Volga Dnepr An 124 overshot the runway by 78 meters in Gander Airport (Newfoundland Canada). According to www.gazeta.ru the plane was on its way to Tianjin China with 98 tons of cargo and 10 crew. No injuries or damage reported. More info anyone?
 
Curmudgeon
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:24 pm

No more info from this end. Didn't they do that at CYQG some years ago too?
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pinsent
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:33 pm

That was in Gander CYQX as well. The aircraft sat on the ramp there for over a year after the overrun awaiting repairs that time.
 
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:44 pm

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/en/reports/air/2000/a00o0279/a00o0279.asp

This is the one that I was thinking of, in 2000. Antonov Airlines for Aer Foyle that time, no injuries.

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[Edited 2007-04-01 10:47:16]
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antonovman
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:48 pm

Quoting Curmudgeon (Reply 3):
I will look up a reference, but I know they put one off at YQG (Windsor, Ont) as well. Maybe 1992?

It was in Trenton
 
pinsent
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 5:52 pm

They may have. I can say for certain they did put one off in Gander (my hometown) in the early 90's. Here's a picture of it from the jumpseat of an Air Nova Dash 8 on short final to runway 31. Take note of who posted the picture to the net. A friend of mine took the picture (was one of the pilots on board the Dash 8).
http://www.aviationpics.de/mish/2001/oops.htm
 
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:11 pm

 
Viscount724
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RE: AN 124 Slides Off Runway In Gander Nfld

Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:15 am

More details from the Russian Interfax news site (in English).
http://www.interfax.ru/e/B/politics/28.html?menu=1&id_issue=11703649

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