Amaszonas CRJ2 at Tarija on Mar 18th 2015, runway excursion during rejected takeoff

Last Update: March 20, 2015 / 15:41:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
Z8-461

Aircraft Registration
CP-2742

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

An Amaszonas Linea Aerea Canadair CRJ-200, registration CP-2742 performing flight Z8-461 from Tarija Carapari to Santa Cruz (Bolivia), accelerated for takeoff from Carapari's runway 19 at about 17:30L (21:30Z) when the crew found the nose wheel steering not working and rejected takeoff. The aircraft veered right off the runway during roll out and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained minor if any damage.

The airline reported a maintenance issue prompted the crew to reject takeoff. Following first checks the aircraft is now being flown to Sant Cruz without passengers.

Bolivia's DGCA reported the aircraft experienced a runway excursion which prompted the crew to reject takeoff. The occurrence was rated an incident.

Carapari Airport is located at S21.136856 W63.752741 and features a runway 01/19, minimum 1400 meters length (likely lengthened in the meantime).

Metars Tarija Capitan Oriel Lea Plaza Airport:
SLTJ 190000Z 13004KT 9999 FEW030 19/16 Q1021=
SLTJ 182300Z 13005KT 9999 FEW033 FEW036CB SCT200 21/16 Q1020=
SLTJ 182200Z 13010KT 9999 FEW033 FEW036CB SCT200 23/16 Q1019=
SLTJ 182100Z 13005KT 9999 FEW033 FEW036CB 26/17 Q1019=
SLTJ 182000Z 13006KT 9999 SCT033 FEW36CB 27/16 Q1019=
SLTJ 181900Z 09004KT 9999 SCT033 FEW036CB 28/17 Q1019=
SLTJ 181800Z 18005KT 9999 FEW030 27/16 Q1021=
SLTJ 181700Z 21004KT 9999 FEW030 26/16 Q1022=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
Z8-461

Aircraft Registration
CP-2742

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

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