Aserca MD82 at Santo Domingo del Tachira on Aug 24th 2012, runway excursion

Last Update: August 25, 2012 / 15:02:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aserca

Flight number
R7-764

Aircraft Registration
YV493T

ICAO Type Designator
MD82

An Aserca Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-82, registration YV493T performing flight R7-764 from Caracas to Santo Domingo del Tachira (Venezuela) with 140 people on board, burst both nose gear tyres upon roll out in Santo Domingo and veered right off the runway at about 17:10L (21:40Z). The aircraft stopped with the right wing entangled with a bush near the runway. No injuries occurred, the aircraft sustained no visible damage beyond the burst tyres.

The airport needed to be closed until the aircraft can be removed and is currently (17 hours after the landing) still closed.

The airline reported the runway was wet, the aircraft began hydroplaning causing both nose gear tyres to burst.

Passengers reported the aircraft fishtailed upon landing completely crossing the runway before it came to a stop off the runway.

No Metars are available for SVSO, San Antonio [SVSA] 30nm northwest of SVSO read:
SVSA 242300Z 18010KT 9999 SCT020 28/18 Q1010
SVSA 242200Z 18010KT 9999 BKN020 30/17 Q1009
SVSA 242100Z 18009KT 9999 TS FEW017CB SCT020 32/18 Q1009
SVSA 242000Z 18013KT 9999 TS FEW017CB SCT020 34/17 Q1009
SVSA 241900Z 16009KT 9999 FEW017 CB SCT020 32/18 Q1009
SVSA 241800Z 18015KT 9999 FEW020 34/19 Q1010

Relevant NOTAMs:
A1116/12 - RWY 12/30 CLSD DUE ACFT ACCIDENT.-. 25 AUG 13:43 2012 UNTIL 25 AUG 18:30 2012. CREATED: 25 AUG 13:48 2012

A0899/12 - RWY 30 ALS U/S. 17 JUL 15:31 2012 UNTIL 30 AUG 23:59 2012. CREATED: 17 JUL 15:37 2012
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aserca

Flight number
R7-764

Aircraft Registration
YV493T

ICAO Type Designator
MD82

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