Accident Fairchild SA227-DC Metro 23 CP-2459, Thursday 29 March 2018
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Date:Thursday 29 March 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild SA227-DC Metro 23
Owner/operator:Línea Aérea Amaszonas
Registration: CP-2459
MSN: DC-847B
Year of manufacture:1993
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Riberalta-Capitán Av. Selin Zeitun Lopez Airport (RIB) -   Bolivia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Riberalta-Capitán Av. Selin Zeitun Lopez Airport (RIB/SLRI)
Destination airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An Amaszonas Swearingen SA-227DC Metro 23 suffered a runway excursion accident after aborting the takeoff from runway 14 at Riberalta Airport in Bolivia.
According to a statement from the airline, a flock of birds impacted with the right engine during takeoff. The flight crew abandoned the takeoff, but the aircraft failed to stop on the remaining runway. The aircraft overran onto grassy downsloping terrain until coming to rest at the edge of a road, about 100 meters past the end of the runway.
The remains of several birds were found on the runway.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

3 November 2014 CP-2459 Amaszonas 0 Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR) sub
Bird strike

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