Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 11 January 1997
Time:19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Operator:Ibertrans Aérea
Registration: EC-GKK
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: 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
Narrative:
The aircraft suddenly went off the runway after landing, ran through a ditch, causing the undercarriage to collapse.

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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.
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