RwandAir De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 suffers runway excursion upon landing at Kamembe Airport


In the morning of 22 October, a RwandAir De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (registered 9XR-WM) operated domestic flight WB601 between Kigali and Kamembe, Rwanda. During landing – after a 30-minutes flight, however, the aircraft suffered a runway excursion.

At the moment of landing, the runway was reported as “wet”.

RwandAir flight WB601 to Kamembe this morning had a minor incident on landing,” RwandAir posted on social media, adding that “all passengers and crew are safe. We ‘ll experience some disruptions in our schedule today and apologize for any inconvenience.”

The airline and the aviation authorities launched an investigation.

The following footage appeared on social media:



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