Narrative:The aircraft suddenly went off the runway after landing, ran through a ditch, causing the undercarriage to collapse.
|Date:||Saturday 11 January 1997|
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
|C/n / msn:|| AC-730|
|First flight:|| 1989|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Djerba-Zarzis Airport (DJE) (Tunisia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Alicante Airport (ALC/LEAL), Spain|
|Destination airport:||Djerba-Zarzis Airport (DJE/DTTJ), Tunisia|
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 Alicante Airport to Djerba-Zarzis Airport as the crow flies is 1122 km (701 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.