Copa B738 at Quito on Nov 29th 2012, overran runway on landing

Last Update: November 30, 2012 / 14:15:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 29, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CM-159

Destination
Quito, Ecuador

Aircraft Registration
HP-1522CMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration HP-1522CMP performing flight CM-159 from Panama City (Panama) to Quito (Ecuador) with 153 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Quito's runway 35 in heavy rain at about 19:00L (00:00Z Nov 30th) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop with the main gear still on the paved surface of the runway end safety area and the nose gear about 3 meters off paved surface. No injuries occurred, the aircraft received minor if any damage. The passengers disembarked onto the runway via mobile stairs.

Ecuador's Direccion General de Aviacion Civil reported the runway was closed for about one hour as result of the overrun.

Metars:
SEQU 300130Z 33002KT 4000N 8000S VCFG FEW005 SCT020 BKN100 11/10 Q1029 RMK A3039 TEMPO 3000
SEQU 300100Z 33004KT 6000N 9999S -RA VCFG FEW010 SCT026 OVC100 11/10 Q1029 RMK A3039 NOSIG
SEQU 300030Z 33003KT 6000N 9999S -RA VCFG FEW010 SCTO26 OVC100 11/10 Q1028 RMK A3038 NOSIG
SEQU 300000Z 33002KT 6000N 9999S -RA VCFG FEW010 SCT026 OVC100 11/10 Q1028 RMK A3037 NOSIG
SEQU 292330Z 34004KT 3000N 9999S -RA VCFG SCT005 BKN026 OVC100 11/10 Q1027 RMK A3035 TEMPO TL2350 4000
SEQU 292300Z 09004KT 2000N 8000S -RA VCFG SCT005 BKN026 OVC100 11/10 Q1027 RMK A3033 BECMG AT2315 1000 RA
SEQU 292230Z 06003KT 4000N 6000S -RA VCFG SCT005 BKN030 OVC100 11/10 Q1027 RERA RMK A3034 GUSTY 11004G14KT RWY17 TEMPO TL2250 3000
SEQU 292200Z 13003KT 4000S 8000N RA VCFG FEW010 BKN026 OVC100 12/11 Q1026 RMK A3032 BECMG AT2215 -RA
SEQU 292130Z 13001KT 8000N 9999S -RA VCFG BKN030 BKN100 13/10 Q1026 RMK A3031 BECMG TL2150 6000
SEQU 292100Z 12005KT 6000S 8000N -TSRA FEW026CB BKN033 BKN300 13/09 Q1026 RMK A3031 CB OVER STN MOV TO N BECMG AT2120 8000 VCFG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 29, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CM-159

Destination
Quito, Ecuador

Aircraft Registration
HP-1522CMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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