A Kalstar Aviation Embraer E-195 overran the runway at El Tari Airport in Kupang on Dec. 21 and suffered substantial damage, including a landing gear collapse. The incident closed the airport for nearly four hours. The aircraft—flight KD-678 from Denpasar, Bali to Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur—was carrying 120 passengers and five crew members. All were evacuated safely using emergency slides after the aircraft came to rest on the soft shoulder some 600 ft. past the end of the ...

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