Algerie AT72 at Algiers on Sep 30th 2021, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: October 21, 2021 / 14:47:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AH-6133

Destination
Algiers, Algeria

Aircraft Registration
7T-VUW

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
DAAG

An Air Algerie Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 7T-VUW performing flight AH-6133 from Bechar to Algiers (Algeria), landed on Algiers' runway 09 at 16:30L (15:30Z) but veered right off the runway and came to a stop almost perpendicular to the runway with the nose gear on soft ground and the main gear on the runway surface. There were no injuries. The passengers disembarked through the aft main door onto the runway and were taken to the terminal.

The airport was closed for about 2 hours as result (runway 05/23 was closed due to work in progress).

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a technical incident and came to a stop with the nose gear off the runway. There were no injuries and no damage.

On Oct 21st 2021 Algeria's AIB reported, they rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.

Metars:
DAAG 301700Z 05015KT 9999 FEW026 25/19 Q1020=
DAAG 301630Z 05016KT 9999 FEW026 26/18 Q1020=
DAAG 301600Z 05017KT 9999 FEW026 26/19 Q1020=
DAAG 301530Z 05017KT 9999 FEW026 26/18 Q1020=
DAAG 301500Z 06020KT 9999 FEW026 27/19 Q1020=
DAAG 301430Z 05019KT 9999 FEW026 27/19 Q1021=
DAAG 301400Z 05018KT 9999 FEW026 28/18 Q1021=
DAAG 301330Z 04017KT 9999 FEW026 28/18 Q1021=
DAAG 301300Z 04016KT 9999 FEW026 28/19 Q1022=
DAAG 301230Z 04017KT 9999 FEW026 28/19 Q1022=
DAAG 301200Z 04017KT 9999 FEW023 28/18 Q1022=
DAAG 301100Z 04013KT 010V070 9999 FEW023 28/14 Q1023=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AH-6133

Destination
Algiers, Algeria

Aircraft Registration
7T-VUW

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

Airport ICAO Code
DAAG

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