France A320 at Biarritz on Sep 23rd 2017, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: September 23, 2017 / 16:28:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7498

Destination
Biarritz, France

Aircraft Registration
F-HBNE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
LFBZ

An Air France Airbus A320-200, registration F-HBNE performing flight AF-7498 from Paris Orly to Biarritz (France), landed on Biarritz's runway 09 at 15:07L (13:07Z) but went off the runway and overran the end of the runway coming to a stop off the left hand edge and past the end of the runway. The aircraft was disabled. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained minor if any damage.

The aerodrome was closed for about one hour, then reopened after the aircraft was pushed back onto paved surface and towed to the apron.

Passenger Kristen Charvin on board of the aircraft tweeted that they are stuck on the aircraft for more than an hour after the crew missed the landing. About 30 minutes later the passenger tweeted that the aircraft was moving backwards being pushed back onto paved surface.

Passengers at Biarritz waiting for their departures reported an aircraft landed fast and came to a stop on soft ground. They are now waiting for their departures that are already delayed due to the closure of the airport.

Related NOTAM:
A4121/17 - AERODROME CLOSED. 23 SEP 13:45 2017 UNTIL 23 SEP 19:30 2017. CREATED: 23 SEP 13:46 2017

Metars:
LFBZ 231430Z AUTO 18003KT 110V260 CAVOK 28/14 Q1017 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231400Z AUTO 21004KT 140V250 CAVOK 28/14 Q1017 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231330Z AUTO 17005KT 130V240 CAVOK 28/14 Q1017 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231300Z AUTO 17005KT 110V260 CAVOK 28/13 Q1017 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231230Z AUTO 16006KT 110V230 CAVOK 27/14 Q1018 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231200Z AUTO 16006KT 130V240 CAVOK 27/14 Q1018 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231130Z AUTO 15004KT 080V210 CAVOK 26/14 Q1018 NOSIG=
LFBZ 231100Z AUTO 13004KT 080V170 CAVOK 26/14 Q1018 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7498

Destination
Biarritz, France

Aircraft Registration
F-HBNE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
LFBZ

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