Narrative:Bad weather at Booue forced the crew to divert to La Lope. The landing roll appeared to be normal, but the plane overran the runway, eventually colliding with a rock. This caused serious damage to the nose, fuselage and landing gears.
|Date:||23 APR 1998|
|C/n / msn:|| SH.3075|
|First flight:|| 1981|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-45R|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||La Lope (Gabon)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Libreville Airport (LBV/FOOL), Gabon|
|Destination airport:||Booue Airport (BGB/FOGB), Gabon|
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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 Libreville Airport to Booue Airport as the crow flies is 288 km (180 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.