Swift B734 at Montpellier on Sep 24th 2022, overran runway on landing

Last Update: October 4, 2022 / 18:47:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
SWN-5745

Aircraft Registration
EC-NLS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

Airport ICAO Code
LFMT

A Swiftair Boeing 737-400 freighter on behalf of West Atlantic Sweden, registration EC-NLS performing flight SWN-5745 from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Montpellier (France) with 3 crew, landed on Montpellier's runway 12L in heavy rain at 02:36L (00:36Z) but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop with the nose gear already in the water about 200 meters/650 feet past the runway end. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

The airport reported the aircraft's front part (nose) is partially submerged in the L'Etang de Mauguio. The airport was closed for all traffic until the aircraft can be removed. The accident investigation office is on site, resources to return the aircraft onto and subsequently off the runway have been deployed.

The BEA announced they have opened a safety investigation.

On Sep 25th 2022 The Aviation Herald received information that the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

On Sep 28th 2022 The Aviation Herald received information that the aircraft has been moved. Both engines had impacts with the ground, one of them ingested brackish water, the avionics compartment and parts of the cockpit were flooded with brackish water, the nose landing gear and the forward lower skin were damaged.

On Sep 29th 2022 the BEA reported the occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated by the BEA stating the aircraft overran runway 12L during a night landing.

On Oct 4th 2022 The Aviation Herald received information that according to preliminary assessments the aircraft will be written off.

Related NOTAM:
A4505/22 NOTAMN
Q) LFMM/QFALC/IV/NBO/A /000/999/4335N00358E005
A) LFMT B) 2209240155 C) 2209252359
E) AD CLOSED.

Metars:
LFMT 240200Z AUTO 03020KT 9000 -RA SCT014/// SCT033/// OVC110/// ///CB 16/15 Q1012 BECMG 36010KT BKN045 BKN055=
LFMT 240130Z AUTO 02019KT 2800 0800 R30/2100D RA BCFG FEW004/// OVC013/// ///CB 16/16 Q1013 BECMG 9999 NSW BKN045 BKN055=
LFMT 240100Z AUTO 36021KT 2200 1200 R30/1600D +RA BR VCTS SCT008/// BKN015/// OVC020/// ///CB 16/16 Q1013 BECMG 36010KT 9999 NSW BKN045 BKN055=
LFMT 240030Z AUTO 09011KT 050V130 5000 RA BR SCT013/// BKN022/// BKN028/// ///CB 17/16 Q1013 TEMPO 01015G25KT BECMG NSW BKN045 BKN055=
LFMT 240000Z AUTO 15016KT 2600 RA BR SCT009/// BKN013/// BKN019/// ///CB 18/17 Q1014 TEMPO 01015G25KT 3000 TSRA BKN020 SCT030CB BKN040=
LFMT 232330Z AUTO 17015KT 6000 RA FEW010/// BKN016/// BKN022/// ///CB 20/18 Q1014 TEMPO 01015G25KT 3000 TSRA=
LFMT 232300Z AUTO 16019KT 9999 FEW024/// BKN030/// OVC037/// ///CB 21/17 Q1014 TEMPO 01015G25KT 3000 TSRA=
LFMT 232230Z AUTO 12013KT 080V140 9999 OVC039/// ///CB 20/19 Q1014 TEMPO 01015G25KT 3000 TSRA=
LFMT 232200Z AUTO 08010KT 7000 // OVC040/// ///CB 19/17 Q1015=
LFMT 232130Z AUTO 05008KT 9000 2500 // FEW021/// OVC037/// ///CB 19/17 Q1015=
LFMT 232100Z AUTO 04006KT 010V090 9999 FEW020/// SCT025/// OVC037/// ///CB 19/17 Q1016 TEMPO 14015G25KT 3000 TSRA=
LFMT 232030Z AUTO 02007KT 8000 -RA SCT021/// OVC039/// ///TCU 19/17 Q1016 TEMPO 32015G35KT 1400 +TSRA BKN025CB=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 24, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Swiftair

Flight number
SWN-5745

Aircraft Registration
EC-NLS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-400

ICAO Type Designator
B734

Airport ICAO Code
LFMT

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