Narrative:The Ilyushin 76TD cargo plane sustained substantial damage in a runway overrun accident at Sarajevo Airport (SJJ). Weather was poor with strong winds and rain.
|Date:||Saturday 31 December 1994|
|C/n / msn:|| 1013409305|
|First flight:|| 1991|
|Total airframe hrs:||1275|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Sarajevo Airport (SJJ) ( Bosnia and Herzegovina)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Luxembourg-Findel Airport (LUX/ELLX), Luxembourg|
|Destination airport:||Sarajevo Airport (SJJ/LQSA), Bosnia and Herzegovina|
The aircraft approached high to avoid possible AA fire in the area and landed long. It failed to stop on the remaining runway and overran. The aircraft impacted a dune beyond the runway and, causing serious damage to the nose and nose landing gear.
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Distance from Luxembourg-Findel Airport to Sarajevo Airport as the crow flies is 1116 km (698 miles).
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.