July 12, 2022 | Susan Napier-Sewell

What does a bad day look like?

Runway overrun highlights importance of pre-flight planning, decision-making, during approach

Runway overrun highlights importance of pre-flight planning, decision making during approach

An Airvan aircraft overran the runway on landing after the pilot continued the approach despite being unable to fully extend the flaps and did not apply maximum braking in time after the aircraft landed long.

An ATSB (Australian Transport Safety Bureau) investigation report into the accident details that on December 26, 2021, the Geraldton Air Charter operated GA-8 Airvan was conducting an air-transport flight from Geraldton to East Wallabi Island, off the Mid West coast of WA.

Read the ATSB report: AO-2022-001 Runway overrun involving Gippsland Aeronautics GA-8, VH-WSB East Wallabi Island, Western Australia on 26 December 2021.

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