Activities resumed today, May 24, at the Yaounde-Nsimalen International Airport, after three days of walkout, caused by the plane, an Embraer 135 of Camair Co. leased to the Equatorial Guinean company Cronos Airlines, which had missed the runway on landing and narrowly missed a crash.
According to consistent reports, a plane belonging to Cameroon’s national airline (Camair-Co) went off the runway early Friday evening, May 21, causing panic among the 35 passengers and flight crew. The exact circumstances of the incident are not yet known. Nevertheless, the wet runway while it was raining is believed to have been one of the elements that led to the incident.
But according to an unofficial first report, no casualties were recorded. It should be noted that Cameroon has not experienced a major plane crash since the crash of the Kenya Airways 737 on 5 May 2007 on departure from Douala.