Narrative:The F-27 landed at Vagar runway 31 with a 9 kt crosswind and 6 knots tailwind component. About 950 m after touchdown the aircraft started veering to the left. The aircraft ran off the runway and struck high terrain 85 m left of the runway. The 1100 m runway was covered with water and ice at the time of the accident.
|Date:||Saturday 25 January 1975|
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
|C/n / msn:|| 10437|
|First flight:|| 1970|
|Total airframe hrs:||9122|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 26 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Faroe Islands-Vagar Airport (FAE) ( Denmark)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Faroe Islands-Vagar Airport (FAE/EKVG), Denmark|
» Willem Wendt
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.