RwandAir Dash 8 Overruns Runway at Kamembe Airport

DALLAS – After a 30-minute flight, a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-Q400 operated by RwandAir (WB) experienced a runway excursion after landing at Kamembe International Airport (KME).

On Saturday morning, the aircraft involved in the incident was flying a scheduled domestic flight, WB601, from Kigali International Airport (KGL) to Kamembe International Airport (KME), an airport in Cyangugu City, when it overran runway 20. The aircraft is registered with the registration number 9XR-WM.

The plane overran the runway’s end, which is 4921 feet (1500 meters) long and 148 feet (45 meters) wide, and came to a stop about 330 feet (100 meters) past read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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