Air transport: effective removal of runway excursed camair-co aircraft

Published: Monday, 24 May 2021 11:18
This operation was presided over by the Minister of Transport in the presence of all stakeholders, administrative authorities and law enforcement agencies on 22 May 2021 at the Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport.
Immediately after the towing of the aircraft, the Minister of Transport, chaired a crisis meeting at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) of the CCAA at the Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport.
During the meeting, the Director General of the Aviation Authority gave a detailed account of the incident, then reviewed all that had been done prior to the removal and revealed the next steps that would certainly give a clear picture of the incident.

It should be noted that following this runway excursion of the Embraer ERJ-145, all the actors of civil aviation (CCAA, ADC, ASECNA, Police and Camair-Co, Gendarmerie, Customs...) were mobilized under the leadership of the MINT and with the support of the Military Engineers.
Therefore, it is now a question of shedding light on this incident and drawing lessons for the future.
To this end, a technical investigation has been launched as well as a technical inspection of the aircraft.
Today's debriefing meeting revealed that the weather conditions on landing were not favourable. The weather was stormy and the sky was cloudy. The Director General of the CCAA, who is also the rapporteur of the Crisis Management Committee (CMC), reported that after the rescue operation this morning, the aircraft showed no apparent signs of damage.
To conclude, the Minister of Transport congratulated the various parties involved for their responsiveness, the synergy and the honest collaboration that surrounded this operation.