Caraibes A359 at Pointe a Pitre on Aug 20th 2017, temporary runway excursion damages runway lights and two tyres

Last Update: August 22, 2017 / 16:27:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TX-542

Aircraft Registration
F-HNET

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

Airport ICAO Code
TFFR

An Air Caraibes Airbus A350-900, registration F-HNET performing flight TX-542 from Paris Orly (France) to Pointe a Pitre (Guadeloupe), landed on Pointe a Pitre's runway 12 at 17:50L (21:50Z) but encountered a windshear, veered to the right and contacted a number of runway edge lights causing a number of them being damaged and two forward right main tyres to be damaged. The crew managed to steer the aircraft back onto the center line of the runway and vacated the runway.

The runway needed to be closed for about 4 hours to remove the tyre debris and for repairs.

A passenger reported he expected a go around due to the weather conditions, however the aircraft touched down. There was a lot of water, via the onboard cameras they could see the aircraft veer to the right and return to the center of the runway.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground at Pointe a Pitre 24 hours after landing.

Metars:
TFFR 210000Z AUTO 08005KT 040V110 7000 FEW016/// ///TCU 27/25 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 SHRA=
TFFR 202330Z AUTO 08009KT 6000 SCT021/// SCT031/// BKN045/// ///CB 27/26 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 SHRA=
TFFR 202300Z AUTO 07003KT 7000 ///TCU 27/26 Q1014 BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 202230Z AUTO 07007KT 9999 FEW022/// BKN038/// BKN054/// ///TCU 27/25 Q1013 BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 202200Z AUTO 06007KT 010V100 9999 R12/0800U FEW007/// SCT035/// BKN043/// ///CB 27/25 Q1013 BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 202130Z AUTO 07010KT 030V090 9999 FEW020/// ///TCU 29/25 Q1013 BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 202100Z AUTO 09009KT 9999 BKN022/// OVC030/// ///TCU 29/25 Q1013 BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 202030Z AUTO 07010KT 9999 -RA BKN022/// BKN029/// BKN037/// ///CB 29/25 Q1013 BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 202000Z AUTO 09011KT 9999 SCT021/// BKN027/// BKN035/// ///TCU 29/26 Q1013 TEMPO 4000 SHRA BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 201930Z AUTO 08010KT 050V120 9999 BKN027/// ///TCU 31/25 Q1013 TEMPO 4000 SHRA BECMG SCT025 SCT050=
TFFR 201900Z AUTO 08013KT 9999 FEW005/// BKN030/// BKN062/// ///TCU 30/25 Q1013 TEMPO 4000 SHRA=
TFFR 201830Z AUTO 09009KT 060V130 9999 BKN027/// BKN034/// BKN058/// ///TCU 32/25 Q1013 TEMPO 4000 SHRA=
TFFR 201800Z AUTO 10008KT 070V140 9999 SCT029 BKN040 BKN048 32/25 Q1013 TEMPO 4000 SHRA SCT018TCU=
TFFR 201730Z AUTO 08010KT 050V110 9999 FEW026/// BKN033/// BKN042/// ///TCU 30/26 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 SHRA=
TFFR 201700Z AUTO 12013KT 090V150 9999 BKN034 BKN041 BKN052 32/24 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 SHRA SCT018TCU=
TFFR 201630Z AUTO 11012KT 080V140 9999 BKN033/// BKN039/// BKN047/// ///CB 32/24 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 SHRA=
TFFR 201600Z AUTO 10012KT 070V130 9999 BKN031 BKN037 32/24 Q1014 TEMPO 4000 SHRA SCT018TCU=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TX-542

Aircraft Registration
F-HNET

Aircraft Type
Airbus A350-900

ICAO Type Designator
A359

Airport ICAO Code
TFFR

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