Runway excursion Incident ATR 72-500 (72-212A) YR-ATH, 11 Aug 2012
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Time:19:24 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Registration: YR-ATH
MSN: 861
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Iasi -   Romania
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:LROP
Destination airport:Iasi Airport (IAS/LRIA)
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Tarom flight 709 suffered a runway excursion after touch down. Afterwards the aircraft returned to the runway.

Cause of the incident
1. Error in piloting technique, due to misinterpretation of the influence of weather conditions at the time of landing, on the trajectory of the aircraft.
2. Favorable cause: Lack of axial markings.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

23-Aug-2012 13:18 harro Added
14-May-2020 16:09 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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