ICAR Air L410 at Ancona on Mar 5th 2015, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: March 6, 2015 / 17:41:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2015

Classification
Accident

Destination
Ancona, Italy

Aircraft Registration
E7-WDT

Aircraft Type
Let L-410 Turbolet

ICAO Type Designator
L410

Airport ICAO Code
LIPY

An ICAR Air Let L-410 on behalf of DHL, registration E7-WDT performing cargo flight RAC-9002 from Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) to Ancona (Italy) with 3 crew, veered off the paved surface of runway 04 while landing at Ancona in gusting winds at about 19:30L (18:30Z) after the nose gear touched down first. The aircraft came to a stop with a collapsed nose gear. There were no injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage.

The airport was closed for about 3.5 hours until the aircraft was removed from the runway area.

Italy's ANSV reported on Mar 6th that they have opened an investigation into the occurrence stating there had been a failure of the nose gear resulting in flames occurring in the cockpit.

Metars:
LIPY 051950Z 03025G37KT 9999 FEW030 09/01 Q1018=
LIPY 051850Z 03027G39KT 9999 SCT030 09/01 Q1017=
LIPY 051750Z 03025G35KT 9999 FEW030 SCT060 08/01 Q1016=
LIPY 051650Z 02024G36KT 9999 SCT030 SCT060 08/01 Q1015=
LIPY 051550Z 03022KT 9999 -RA FEW025 BKN050 08/01 Q1015=
LIPY 051450Z 02024G34KT 9999 FEW025 BKN050 08/01 Q1015=
LIPY 051350Z 02025KT 9999 -RA SCT025 BKN050 08/01 Q1014=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2015

Classification
Accident

Destination
Ancona, Italy

Aircraft Registration
E7-WDT

Aircraft Type
Let L-410 Turbolet

ICAO Type Designator
L410

Airport ICAO Code
LIPY

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