Date: 5 January 2001
Type: Boeing 727-46F
Operator: Air Gemini Cargo
The cargo plane approached Dundo in favourable weather conditions. The airplane touched down just short of the runway. The right main landing gear collapsed after striking the raised lip of the runway. The Boeing 727 continued onto the runwa...
Geocache GCMM7V 'Forgotten runway' (close to the new Frankfurt Airport):
In January 2005 the remains of an old runway of Frankfurt Airport were found in the woods. The runway was built from August till December 1944 by Jewish women from Hungary who were imprisoned in an outpost of the concentration camp Natzweiler-Struthof.
So far, it had only been known that the regular r...
Type: Antonov 26
Operator: Força Aérea Populular de Libertação de Moçambique
During final approach, the Antonov 26 missed the runway and landed in the grass next to the runway, killing at least 1 person, who squatted there (next to the runway, many displaced people were located at that time).
Juancho E. Yrausquin is the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba, in the Netherlands Antilles. It is well known among experienced fliers for the way in which airplanes must approach or take off from the airport. The runway at Saba's airport is just 400 meters (1,312 feet) long that leaves no room for any mistake when one lands there, as at each end of the runway there is a sheer drop in...
The new landing runway will be some 2,800 meters (9.240 ft) long. The centerline separation from the existing North runway will be approx. 1,400 meters (4.620 ft). This will allow for simultaneous landing operations on these two runways, which are not possible on the existing parallel runways because they are not far enough apart.