PICTURES: No casualties in TAME overrun

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An Embraer E-190 operated by Ecuadorian carrier TAME Línea Aérea del Ecuador, registration HC-CEZ, appears to have been written off following a runway overrun at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito on 16 September.

The aircraft was performing flight TAME 148 between Loja and Quito with 97 passengers and six crew onboard.

embraer e-190 crashed 
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Attempting to land on the airport's 3,120m (10,236ft) runway 35 at 19.15 local time, the aircraft overshot and came to rest some 250m from the end of runway 17.

There were no casualties, despite the severe damage to the five-year-old airframe.

 
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Witnesses said that the aircraft touched down well beyond the first third of the runway.

A team of experts from Embraer has been sent to assist the inquiry.