Saturday, 26 November 2022

Flair Airlines runs off runway in Ontario


A Flair Airlines Boeing 737-800 travelling from Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR) to Kitchener-Region of Waterloo International Airport, ON (YKF/CYKF) has overrun the runway while landing today Australia time (25th November 2022 Canadian Time)
The flight's arrival on runway 26 around 6.30am (local time) was normal but overran the end of the runway and came to a stop with all tyres/gear on the soft ground about 140 meters/470 feet past the runway 08 end.
There were no known injuries, and as this story is very new there is no information if the aircraft sustained damage. The 134 passengers and 6 crew had to wait for stairs but then disembarked and were bussed to the terminal. Flair Airlines is a Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) and one of the airline principal owners is Miamai based 777 Partners. Flair has 3 Boeing 737-800 and 23 Boeing 737 MAX 8 in fleet

Aircraft Information:
Airline: Flair Airlines
Code: F8/FLE
Aircraft: 737-86J
Registration: C-FFLC
Serial Number: 37758 
Engines 2 x CFMI CFM56-7B27
First Flew: 07/10/2010
Plane age 12 Yrs. 1 Mth
Test Registration N1787B

The aircraft was acquired by Flair in 2019 but originally flew with Air Berlin.

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