Narrative:The aircraft failed to stop on landing on the wet runway 08 at Puerto Williams Airport (WPU), Chile. The FDR indicated at touchdown speed of 112 kt; Vref was 110 kt with a target touchdown speed of 103 kt. The aircraft landed with a 5 kt tailwind component and the touchdown was 427 m from the runway threshold (LDA 1,440 m). The aircraft overran runway 08 and ended up in the water of the Beagle Channel.
|Date:||Wednesday 20 February 1991|
British Aerospace BAe-146-200A
|C/n / msn:|| E.2061|
|First flight:|| 1986-08-26 (4 years 6 months)|
|Engines:|| 4 Lycoming ALF502R-5|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 66|
|Total:||Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 73 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Puerto Williams Airport (WPU) (Chile)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Punta Arenas-Pres Ibanez Airport (PUQ/SCCI), Chile|
|Destination airport:||Puerto Williams Airport (WPU/SCGZ), Chile|
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/93 (#8)
» AAIB Report 5/2009
N403XV just prior to it's delivery to LAN Chile.
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Punta Arenas-Pres Ibanez Airport to Puerto Williams Airport as the crow flies is 300 km (188 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.