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INCIDENT: Algerie ATR72 at Algiers Runway Excursion On Landing

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An Air Algerie Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration 7T-VUW, flying AH-6133 from Bechar to Algiers (Algeria), landed on Algiers’ runway 09 at 16:30L (15:30Z), but veered right off the runway and came to a stop almost perpendicular to the runway, with the nose gear on soft ground and the main gear on the runway surface.

There were no casualties. The passengers were escorted to the terminal after disembarking through the aft main door.

As a result, the airport was closed for nearly 2 hours (runway 05/23 was closed due to ongoing maintenance).

According to the airline, the plane experienced a mechanical problem and came to a stop with the nose gear off the runway. There were no casualties or property damage.


Metars:

DAAG 301630Z 05016KT 9999 FEW026 26/18 Q1020=
DAAG 301600Z 05017KT 9999 FEW026 26/19 Q1020=
DAAG 301530Z 05017KT 9999 FEW026 26/18 Q1020=
DAAG 301500Z 06020KT 9999 FEW026 27/19 Q1020=
DAAG 301430Z 05019KT 9999 FEW026 27/19 Q1021=

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