Incident: Peace B735 at Port Harcourt on Jun 22nd 2019, runway excursion on landing


An Air Peace Boeing 737-500, registration 5N-BRN performing flight P4-7291 from Abuja to Port Harcourt (Nigeria) with 87 passengers and 6 crew, went left off runway 21 while landing in Port Harcourt at about 15:42L (14:42Z) and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground about 1300 meters/4300 feet down the runway. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained minor if any damage. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs onto the soft ground. Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority reported: "An Air Peace flight numbered 5N BRN, flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt today, skidded off the Port Harcourt International Airport runway at about 1500hours." The occurrence happened during a heavy downpour. The airline reported the aircraft landed in Port Harcourt at 15:42L but skidded off the runway due to flooding of the runway. Nigeria's AIB reported the aircraft went about 1300 meters past and left of the threshold of runway 21. No Metars and no local weather station data are available for Port Harcourt. 


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