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HSSS (Khartoum) Il-62 overshoot

Old 17th Aug 2018, 11:03
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HSSS (Khartoum) Il-62 overshoot

I just passed by HSSS threshold rwy 36 in my car and saw that Rada's EW-450TR obviously did an overrun and came to a stop 300 m southwest of the rwy 36 threshold. Cannot say whether on take-off or landing or when it happened. Right wing is bent down. Traffic seems to be going on as normal. I took a very bad pictures with my cheap mobile phone, photography being not easy around HSSS.

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Old 17th Aug 2018, 11:29
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Sounds like the end for that then! At least all on board presume to be ok.
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Old 17th Aug 2018, 13:31
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Looks like they displaced the threshold for obstacle clearance:A0082/18 NOTAMN
Q) HSSS/QMTCM/IV/NBO/A/000/999/1535N03233E005
A) HSSS B) 1808161830 C) 1808181830
E) RWY 36 THR DISPLACED 700M TOWARDS RWY 18
- LAD 2280M
- TORA 2880M
Source:
https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov/PilotWe...trievalByICAOs
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Old 18th Aug 2018, 07:17
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looks like it remained relatively intact
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Old 18th Aug 2018, 08:37
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It's the rainy season now, big puddles visible on the posted pics. Not the first time a crew used to dry conditions get caught with their trousers down...
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Old 19th Aug 2018, 03:47
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Originally Posted by readywhenreaching View Post
looks like it remained relatively intact
https://twitter.com/JacdecNew/status...14885141868544
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Old 19th Aug 2018, 05:23
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She's now sitting on Apron 1 (Military / Cargo), big midsplash still on the port side. According to what I read on the internet she's the last Il-62 operating commercially. And then there is - obviously - ST-PRA, the Sudanese government's Il-62. Delivered as new in 12/2004 (built in 10/1996). I saw her taking off and landing several times, and no smoke trails from the D-30s.
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Old 19th Aug 2018, 10:41
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Air Koryo in North Korea have a couple listed in their passengern fleet, plus another two in VIP configuration.
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 08:56
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Originally Posted by shorthauler72 View Post
She's now sitting on Apron 1 (Military / Cargo), big midsplash still on the port side. According to what I read on the internet she's the last Il-62 operating commercially. And then there is - obviously - ST-PRA, the Sudanese government's Il-62. Delivered as new in 12/2004 (built in 10/1996). I saw her taking off and landing several times, and no smoke trails from the D-30s.

Does it look like it will carry on in service?
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Old 23rd Aug 2018, 09:01
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Does it look like it will carry on in service?
It was reported by SlovakAviation yesterday that the aircraft is intact and will resume operations in September.
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Old 24th Aug 2018, 05:57
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Originally Posted by Hotel Tango View Post
It was reported by SlovakAviation yesterday that the aircraft is intact and will resume operations in September.
Great news, thanks for the update.
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Old 23rd Sep 2018, 20:28
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Has it made it out of HSSS yet?
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Old 24th Sep 2018, 08:18
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Russian aircraft tend to be fairly solidly built with underdeveloped airfields and basic maintenance in mind. One advantage of rear engined designs is that the motors remain undamaged after an event like this, where as under wing pylon mounted ones are often torn off with corresponding damage to the airframe.

Jack it up, sort out the landing gear, bit of panel beating and its good to go.
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Old 24th Sep 2018, 09:48
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EW-450TR is now in Kazan. So it must have been glued back together for a ferry flight at least. Seen there on 12-09-18.
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Old 21st Apr 2020, 07:03
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Appeared at Doncaster last night with supplies.
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Old 21st Apr 2020, 09:47
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It's been flying almost every day lately. Busy bee!
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Old 21st Apr 2020, 17:22
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Originally Posted by N707ZS View Post
Appeared at Doncaster last night with supplies.
Interesting I'm surprised to see it in Europe given that the type was banned from Chinese airspace a while ago:

https://www.nknews.org/2013/01/north...nese-airports/
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Old 21st Apr 2020, 20:49
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I don't know if IL-62s are banned from Europe, but generally humanitarian flights (with the proper paperwork and authority) are exempt anyway.
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