CAA F50 at Lodja on Oct 31st 2013, runway excursion on takeoff

Last Update: January 23, 2014 / 17:32:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 31, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BU-921

Aircraft Registration
9Q-CCI

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

A CAA Compagnie Africaine Aviation Fokker 50, registration 9Q-CCI performing flight BU-921 from Lodja to Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo), was accelerating for takeoff from Lodja's runway 09 when the crew lost control of the aircraft, the aircraft went off the unpaved runway (length 1600 meters/5250 feet). The aircraft came to a stop about 50 meters ahead of the runway end however off the edge of the runway. No injuries are being reported, the aircraft sustained damage.

The aircraft was repaired in Lodja and resumed service on Nov 17th 2013.

Netherland's DSB reported the occurrence in their quarterly bulletin stating, DR Congo's accident investigation board is investigating the serious incident with the DSB having offered assistance to the investigation. No further details are known to the DSB however.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 31, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BU-921

Aircraft Registration
9Q-CCI

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

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