Source: Aviation Safety Network
Date: Friday 2 January 2015
Type: Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Operating for: Flybe
Leased from: Loganair
C/n / msn: 340B-246
First flight: 1991-04-23 (23 years 9 months)
Engines: 2 General Electric CT7-9B
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location: Stornoway Airport (SYY) ( United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Glasgow International Airport (GLA/EGPF), United Kingdom
Destination airport: Stornoway Airport (SYY/EGPO), United Kingdom
A Saab 340B, performing flight BE6820 from Glasgow (GLA) suffered a runway excursion upon landing at Stornoway Airport (SYY), Scotland. The nosegear collapsed as it travelled onto the grass on the left side of the runway. Two passengers suffered minor injuries.
About 08:20 hours local time, some thirteen minutes before the accident, winds were measured at 22 knots, gusting to 33 knots.
Photos from the scene suggest the airplane came to rest to the left side of runway 18. Runway 18/36 is the main runway, 2,315 m long).