Narrative:The aircraft landed long and fast (40 kts above the target speed over the threshold) and overran Florences 1650m runway 23. The ATR came to rest with the nose against the side of the A11 highway.
|Date:||Wednesday 30 July 1997|
|C/n / msn:|| 492|
|First flight:|| 1996|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127E|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 17 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR) (Italy)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE/LFMN), France|
|Destination airport:||Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ), Italy|
The runway threshold was displaced, leaving 1030m landing distance.
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Distance from Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport to Florence-Peretola Airport as the crow flies is 319 km (199 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.