Eastern Skyjet B733 at Libreville on Jul 17th 2014, aircraft on landing struck person on runway

Last Update: July 18, 2014 / 14:33:46 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 17, 2014

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DN-55

Aircraft Registration
A6-ESR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

An Eastern Skyjet Boeing 737-300 on behalf of Senegal Airlines, registration A6-ESR performing flight DN-55 from Cotonou (Benin) to Libreville (Gabon) with 130 passengers and 7 crew, landed on Libreville's runway but struck a person on the runway fatally injuring the person.

Gabon's Ministry of Transport reported that the aircraft landed at 02:16L (01:16Z) but struck a person on the runway. The person, that so far has not been identified, died on the spot. The runway was closed for about 5 hours. An investigation by Gabon's ANAC has been opened, the aircraft remains grounded at Libreville for the investigation.

Local media report that the person, gender and identity unknown, walked across the runway after entering the aerodrome through a service lane for airside personnel.

No Metars are available, the local weather station reported at 01:00L: Temperature +23 degrees C, Dew Point +20 degrees C, visibility 10km, cloudy, winds from westsouthwest at 8 knots, at 04:00L: Temperature +23 degrees C, Dew Point +19 degrees C, visibility 10km, overcast cloud, winds from southwest at 6 knots.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 17, 2014

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DN-55

Aircraft Registration
A6-ESR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5470 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5470 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways