Air Vanuatu ATR 72 in runway overrun at Bauerfield Airport

    Air Vanuatu confirmed (30-Jul-2018) one of its ATR 72 aircraft was involved in a runway excursion at Bauerfield Airport during landing. The domestic flight from Tanna had 39 passengers and four crew onboard. Neither the crew nor the passengers on board sustained any injuries. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu and international authorities are investigating the incident, and Air Vanuatu is cooperating fully. The carrier continues to operate all domestic and international services, with the exception of Bauerfield-Nadi. [more – original PR]