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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 Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Western Australia Occurrence type: Runway excursion 
Release date: 10 December 1975 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Infrastructure 
 Highest injury level: None 
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
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Last update 13 May 2014