Conviasa AT72 at Valera on Aug 13th 2012, rejected takeoff, runway excursion

Last Update: August 28, 2012 / 14:32:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Conviasa

Flight number
V0-2197

Aircraft Registration
YV2421

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

YV2421 off the runway (Photo: Aviamil_VE)A Conviasa Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-200, registration YV2421 performing flight V0-2197 from Valera to Caracas (Venezuela) with 67 people on board, rejected takeoff from runway 03 when the aircraft went left off the runway and came to a stop with all wheels on soft ground before attempting to turn around to align with the departure runway. No injuries occurred, the aircraft received minor damage.

Passengers reported they disembarked normally and walked back to the terminal.

The airline reported the aircraft sustained damage, no injuries occurred to the occupants of the aircraft though immediate assistance was offered.

INAC Venezuela confirmed the incident initially reporting the aircraft veered off the runway before attempting departure (in effect reporting the aircraft the aircraft was backtracking runway 21 for departure) reporting no harm to the occupants of the aircraft.

On Aug 28th 2012 the French BEA reported, that the aircraft rejected takeoff from runway 03 and veered west off the runway. The aircraft received minor damage.

Emergency services reported the aircraft had suffered a hydraulic oil leak.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were transferred to Barquisimeto to catch an Aeropostal flight from Barquisimeto to Caracas.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Conviasa

Flight number
V0-2197

Aircraft Registration
YV2421

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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