Serious incident Fokker 50 OO-VLI, Friday 18 May 2007
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Date:Friday 18 May 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker 50
Owner/operator:VLM Airlines
Registration: OO-VLI
MSN: 20226
Year of manufacture:1991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Groningen-Eelde Airport, Drenthe -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Destination airport:Groningen-Eelde Airport (GRQ/EHGG)
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Runway excursion following an unstabilized approach.
The airplane was above the glideslope during the approach to runway 05. On finals the EGPWS sounded several times, but the captain continued the approach. The airplane passed the runway threshold at a height of 300 feet, 150 knots and a -12 degrees nose down attitude.
At an airspeed of 118 kts thje nose wheel touched the runway first with 890 m of runway lenght remaining. Runway 05 is 1800 m in length. The main landing gear wheels touched down 320 m short of the runway end. The airplane drifted to the left side off the runway and overran into the grass. It came to rest 60m beyond the end of the runway.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Dutch Safety Board
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

10-Jan-2011 14:19 harro Added
12-Jun-2022 00:29 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]
06-Oct-2023 21:56 Ron Averes Updated

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