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http://energeticcity.ca/article/news/20 ... des-runway
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An Enerjet Boeing 737-700 operating flight ENJ401, IFR Fort St. John (CYXJ) to Fort Nelson (CYYE), after touching down on runway 03 rolled off the end of the runway past the threshold of runway 21. The Pilot did not declare an emergency condition but was unable to manoeuvre. Airport Manager issued a NOTAM for runway closed. Two inbound Central Mountain Air aircraft proceeded to their alternate.
UPDATE: CACO reports that an Enerjet Boeing 737-700 operating flight ENJ401, IFR Fort St. John (CYXJ) to Fort Nelson (CYYE), at 1823Z, after an approach to runway 03 in Fort Nelson, slid off the runway after landing, coming to rest near the threshold of runway 21. There were 120 passengers on board the flight and no reported injuries. There are no details yet on how fast the aircraft was moving when it left the prepared surface. Further details to follow. TC Comm and TSB notified.
UPDATE from CACO: After an approach on runway 03 the aircraft departed the end of the runway coming to rest approximately 200ft from the threshold of runway 21. There were no injuries and the damage to the aircraft is considered minor to insignificant. The CRFI (Canadian Runway Friction Index) for runway 03 was reported as 60-70% bare and dry, the winds at the time of the accident were reported as calm. The weather report for Fort Nelson at 1800Z was: METAR CYYE 091800Z 00000KT 30SM SCT140 BKN240 M10/M14 A2942 RMK AC4CI2 SLP991 At 1800 the winds were calm, the visibility was 30 statute miles, the ceiling was 24,000ft, and the temperature was -14 degrees C.
http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-repor ... 2w0004.asp