BoA B737 at Potosi on Feb 26th 2018, runway excursion on turning for backtrack

Last Update: February 28, 2018 / 23:56:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-344

Destination
Potosi, Bolivia

Aircraft Registration
CP-2923

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A BoA Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-700, registration CP-2923 performing flight OB-344 from Cochabamba to Potosi (Bolivia), had safely landed on Potosi's runway 24 and was about to turn around to backtrack the runway when the right main gear went off the paved surface of the runway disabling the aircraft. No injuries occurred, the aircraft received minor if any damage and was towed to the apron.

The airline argued the mishap was due to continuous rain and the runway condition.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OB-344

Destination
Potosi, Bolivia

Aircraft Registration
CP-2923

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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