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Report: poor runway friction and aquaplaning caused E135 excursion
11 May 2010

Report: poor runway friction and aquaplaning caused E135 excursion

11 May 2010

The runway excursion accident involving an Airlink (South Africa) Embraer RJ135LR passenger jet in Decemer 2009 was caused by aquaplaning due to poor runway friction, according to the second interim report published by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). SA Airlink flight SA 8625 departed Cape Town International Airport (CPT) on a domestic scheduled […]