All safe after runway overshoot

A NORTHERN Air flight overshot the runway at Savusavu Airport in Fiji’s north on Monday morning, but there were no casualties.
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Staff Reporter

Eyewitnesses said that the Bandeirante EMB110 landed in heavy rain and strong winds and could not stop in time.
 
"The pilot braked very hard and the engines were screaming in reverse," a resident told Island Business news. "The plane overran the apron and came to rest on the grass. Pilot skill saved the day."
 
The aircraft has been cordoned off to allow investigations into the incident.

 

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