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Ukraine inquiry probes ERJ-145 overrun

Ukrainian investigators have disclosed that they are probing an overrun by an Embraer ERJ-145 at Zaporizhia.

National investigation authority NBAAI states that the incident involved a Windrose Airlines aircraft (UR-DNF) landing on runway 02 on 1 September.

The single runway at Zaporizhia, designated 02/20, is around 2,500m in length.

None of the passengers or crew members was injured, and the jet – a 16-year old airframe previously operated by Flybe and Dniproavia – was undamaged.

At the time of the incident, around 10:20, meteorological data for the airport indicated reduced visibility and rain showers, with winds varying from crosswinds to tailwinds.

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