Aviation safety investigations & reports

Fokker F28-1000 Aircraft VH-FKA, Broome Airport WA, 17 January 1974

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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At approximately 0338 hours Western Standard Time (WST) on 17 January 1974, Fokker Fellowship F-28-1000 aircraft, registered VH-FKA, overran Runway 10 during a landing at Broome Airport, Western Australia, and became bogged in soft earth. The aircraft was engaged in operating a Regular Public Transport flight and was carrying fifty-six passengers. No one was injured and the damage incurred by the aircraft was minor.
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General details
Date: 17 January 1974   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0338 WST    
Location: Broome Airport    
State: Western Australia   Occurrence type: Runway excursion  
Release date: 10 December 1975   Occurrence category: Infrastructure  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Fokker B.V.  
Aircraft model F28  
Aircraft registration VH-FKA  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Minor  
Departure point Port Hedland  
Destination Broome  
Last update 13 May 2014