Mocambique Expresso DH8D at Johannesburg on Apr 7th 2014, tailscrape on landing

Last Update: April 13, 2014 / 16:07:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TM-311

Aircraft Registration
C9-AUY

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

Airport ICAO Code
FAOR

A Mocambique Expresso de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of LAM Linhas Aereas de Mocambique, registration C9-AUY performing flight TM-311 from Beira (Mozambique) to Johannesburg (South Africa), contacted the runway surface with its tail while landing on Johannesburg's runway 03R at about 10:24L (08:24Z) and rolled out without further incident.

The runway was closed for about one hour as result.

The incident aircraft was unable to perform its scheduled return flight. The aircraft is still being examined for possible structural damage.

Metars:
FAOR 070930Z VRB05KT 9999 FEW045 19/09 Q1031 NOSIG=
FAOR 070900Z 11004KT 040V170 9999 FEW040 18/08 Q1031 NOSIG=
FAOR 070830Z 10004KT 360V170 CAVOK 18/09 Q1031 NOSIG=
FAOR 070800Z 04005KT 360V100 CAVOK 18/09 Q1032 NOSIG=
FAOR 070730Z 04005KT 340V080 CAVOK 17/07 Q1032 NOSIG=
FAOR 070700Z 06005KT 010V100 CAVOK 16/06 Q1031 NOSIG=
FAOR 070630Z 05006KT CAVOK 15/10 Q1031 NOSIG=
FAOR 070600Z 04005KT CAVOK 14/10 Q1031 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TM-311

Aircraft Registration
C9-AUY

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

Airport ICAO Code
FAOR

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