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29 Jan 2017 - 737-400SF, HK-5197 (24430/1820), FF 7/02/1990, operated by AerCaribe has overran Rrunway 21 whilst landing at Leticia, Colombia at 23:30Z (18:30L). Photographs show that the aircraft left the far end of the runway coming to rest in grass and causing damage to the landing gear, fuselage, flaps and engines. The aircraft had 4 crew members, no passengers and no reported injuries.

Leticia's only runway, 03/21 is 1880 x 40 meters asphalt and has an ILS.

SKLT 290000Z 00000KT 8000 -DZ BKN010 25/25 A2984 RMK AD OPER IMC

The aircraft, 24430/1820, was built in 1990 and flew for Australian Airlines and Qantas until 2012 as VH-TJE. The aircraft was then stored at Victorville for 3 years until its freighter conversion in 2016 at Miami. It was delivered to AerCaribe in June 2016.

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*** Updated 17 Jan 2017 ***

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Final resting position of HK-5197

Final resting position of HK-5197 (Photos AERONÁUTICA CIVIL)

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