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Runway Excursion

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Description

Runway excursions can occur on takeoff or on landing. They consist of two types of events:

  • Veer-Off: Excursion in which an aircraft departs the side of a runway
  • Overrun: Excursion in which an aircraft departs the end of a runway

Occurrence Types

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  • Overrun on Take Off: A departing aircraft fails to become airborne or successfully reject the take off before reaching the end of the runway.
  • Overrun on Landing: A landing aircraft is unable to stop before the end of the runway is reached.
  • Veer Off: An aircraft departs the side of the runway after touchdown on landing or departs the side of the runway during the take off run.

Research and Statistics

Checklists & Toolkits

IATA/ICAO Runway Excursion Risk Reduction Toolkit

Accident and Serious Incident Reports

Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions

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