On 29thJuly, 2017 at about 0905hrs, an Antonov aircraft Model AN-74 TK-100, flight CVK 7087, registered UR-CKC, owned by SWIFT SOLUTION FZC and operated by CAVOK Airlines LLC overran runway 29 during a rejected take off at Sao Tome International Airport. The Captain, the First Officer, the Flight Engineer and 2 maintenance Engineers on board were rescued unhurt except the Flight Navigator who sustained an injury to his left foot and some minor bruises. The intended non-scheduled return flight to Accra was initiated in accordance with appropriate regulations. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and an instrument flight rules flight plan was filed.
The safety issues discussed in this report focused on rejected take-offs and rejected take-off procedures; compliance with SOP, other related checklists and manuals, flight crew training for RTO scenarios; flight crew performance, including the captain's action to initiate a RTO after V1, and CRM.
Recommendations in this Report are addressed to the Institut National de l’Aviation Civile (INAC), Sao Tome, Ukraine Civil Aviation Authority and CAVOK AIR, LLC, Ukraine.