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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137463
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-281(A)(F)
Owner/operator:Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter
Registration: C-GKFJ
C/n / msn: 21455/1316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:St. John's International Airport, NF (YYT/CYYT) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Moncton-Greater Moncton Internationall Airport, NB (YQM/CYQM)
Destination airport:St. John's International Airport, NF (YYT/CYYT)
A Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter Ltd. Boeing 727-281 (registration C-GKFJ) operating as KFA228 departed Moncton International Airport, New Brunswick, for St. Johnís International Airport, Newfoundland and Labrador, on a scheduled cargo flight with 3 crew members on board. An instrument landing system approach was carried out and at 08:09 the aircraft touched down on runway 11. Following touchdown, the crew was unable to stop the aircraft before the end of the runway. The aircraft came to rest in the grass, with the nose wheel approximately 350 feet beyond the end of the pavement. There were no injuries and the aircraft had minor damage.

Findings as to causes and contributing factors:
1. The aircraft touched down about 1850 feet from the threshold, and at a higher than required airspeed, which reduced the available runway length to stop the aircraft.
2. Excessive tread wear and the wet runway caused the aircraft to hydroplane, which led to a loss of directional control and braking ability, resulting in the aircraft overrunning the runway.
3. The brakes were not released when the skid occurred, which reduced the effectiveness of the anti-skid system.


Revision history:

17-Jul-2011 11:42 harro Added
18-Jul-2011 01:41 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2013 12:13 harro Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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