Event Details

Title:Landing short, Air Canada Airbus A320-211 C-FKCO, St. John's, Newfoundland, 24 September 1999
Micro summary:This A320 landed short while conducting a non-precision approach in gusty winds.
Event Time:1999-09-24 at 0053 NDT
File Name:1999-09-24-CA.pdf
Publishing Agency:Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB)
Publishing Country:Canada
Report number:A99A0131
Site of event:St. John's, Newfoundland runway 29
Departure:Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Destination:St. John's International Airport, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Airplane Type(s):Airbus A320-211
Flight Phase:Landing
Operator(s):Air Canada
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:Unknown
Other Injuries:Unknown
Executive Summary:The Airbus A320, C-FKCO, operating as Air Canada flight 630, was on a scheduled flight from Toronto, Ontario, to St. Johnís, Newfoundland. During the night localizer approach to runway 29, which had a relocated threshold, strong gusty winds were encountered. The aircraft touched down approximately 250 feet short of the relocated threshold, striking sawhorse-type construction barriers. The aircraft sustained damage to two brake lines and one brake temperature sensor. There were no injuries to any of the occupants. The aircraft touched down at 0053 Newfoundland daylight time.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Airspace - Non-Precision Approach
Operations - Black hole approach
Operations - Runway Underrun
Operations - Unstabilized Approach
Operations - Windshear or Microburst
Consequence - Damage - Airframe or fuselage


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