American A320 at Fort Myers on Aug 30th 2018, approached wrong airport and went around
Last Update: August 31, 2018 / 20:22:43 GMT/Zulu time
FAA radar data confirm the aircraft was on short final to Page Field's runway 05 descending through 800 feet MSL.
A pilot on Page Field's frequency queried Page Field Tower whether they had seen the Airbus, tower replied they had seen the American A320 on short final to runway 05 indeed.
Metars Ft. Myers:
KRSW 301853Z 11009KT 10SM CLR 32/20 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW SLP154 T03220200 $=
KRSW 301753Z 11011KT 10SM CLR 32/23 A3004 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW AND W SLP169 60000 T03220228 10322 20244 58012=
KRSW 301653Z 12012KT 10SM CLR 31/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S AND SW SLP176 T03060228=
KRSW 301553Z 11012G20KT 10SM SCT025 31/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP178 T03110233=
KRSW 301544Z 12015KT 10SM VCTS CLR 31/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N T03060233=
KRSW 301453Z 10013KT 10SM SCT024 BKN030 30/24 A3007 RMK AO2 RAE09 SLP181 P0000 60000 T03000239 58003=
Metars Page Field:
KFMY 301953Z AUTO 12012KT 10SM CLR 31/21 A3000 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE AND S SLP160 T03110206=
KFMY 301853Z 13009KT 10SM CLR 32/21 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W AND NW SLP157 T03220211=
KFMY 301753Z 10012KT 10SM FEW039 32/22 A3003 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW SLP172 60000 T03170222 10317 20239 58011=
KFMY 301653Z 10012KT 10SM FEW037 SCT060 31/23 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT S SLP176 T03110228=
KFMY 301614Z 11008G17KT 10SM FEW032 SCT043 31/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW T03060233=
KFMY 301553Z 13010KT 10SM VCTS SCT030 31/23 A3006 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N SLP180 T03110233=
KFMY 301544Z 10013KT 10SM VCTS CLR 31/23 A3005 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NE T03060233=
KFMY 301453Z 10013KT 10SM CLR 29/24 A3007 RMK AO2 RAB10E19 SLP183 P0000 60000 T02940239 58004=
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