Runway Excursion: CAVOK Air LLC CVK 7087, Antonov AN-74 TK-100, UR-CKC, Sao Tome 29th July 2017


  • Report No
  • Reg. No
  • Operator
    CAVOK Airlines
  • Aircraft Type
    AN-74 TK-100
  • Occurence
    Serious Incident
  • Report Date
    Sunday, July 29, 2018


On 29th July, 2017 at about 0907hrs, an Antonov aircraft Model AN-74 TK-100, registered UR-CKC, owned by SWIFT SOLUTION FZE, operated by CAVOK Airlines LLC overran runway 11 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 Stavanger (Norway) via Ghardaia (Algeria) and Luxemburg with a first intended technical stop at Accra, was initiated in accordance with appropriate regulations. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and an instrument flight rules flight plan was filed.

The investigation into the circumstances of this occurrence has been concluded.

Also, the draft final report has been sent to relevant stakeholders inviting their significant and substantiated comments and responses which are being expected at the expiration of 60 days as stipulated in chapter 6 paragraph 6.3 of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 13.

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