Andes B738 at Iguazu on Jun 15th 2018, tower instructs go around due to long landing

Last Update: August 7, 2018 / 16:30:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OY-571

Aircraft Registration
LV-HKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
SARI

An Andes Lineas Aereas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-HKZ performing flight OY-571 from Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA to Iguazu Catarates del Iguazu,MI (Argentina) with 187 people on board, was on final approach to Iguazu's runway 31 at about 14:57L (17:57Z) when tower estimated the aircraft would not touch down within the first 2000 meters of the runway (runway length 3300 meters/10,800 feet) and instructed the crew to go around. The crew went around, positioned for another approach and landed without further incident.

Argentina's JIAAC rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.

Metars:
SARI 152000Z 18006KT 9999 FEW030 BKN200 13/09 Q1027=
SARI 151800Z 18007KT 9999 FEW025 BKN200 13/07 Q1026=
SARI 151700Z 18008KT 9999 FEW025 BKN200 12/07 Q1027=
SARI 151600Z 20007KT 9999 SCT020 SCT100 BKN200 11/09 Q1027=
SARI 151500Z 18003KT 9999 FEW020 SCT100 BKN200 11/07 Q1028=
SARI 151400Z 18004KT 9999 FEW020 SCT100 BKN200 10/07 Q1028=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OY-571

Aircraft Registration
LV-HKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
SARI

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