Delta A319 on Feb 24th 2019, severe turbulence on short final

Last Update: February 25, 2019 / 23:07:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 24, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-2056

Aircraft Registration
N323NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
KLGA

A Delta Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N323NB performing flight DL-2056 from New Orleans,LA to New York La Guardia,NY (USA), was on final approach to La Guardia's runway descending through about 500 feet AGL when the crew initiated a go around due to severe turbulence. The aircraft positioned for another ILS approach runway 22 circling runway 31 and landed safely about 17 minutes after the go around.

The FAA reported 4 passengers received unknown injuries when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence.

A passenger reported there were crazy winds, the landing was aborted and there were medical emergencies as result.



Metars:
KLGA 250351Z 28023G31KT 10SM SCT060 OVC075 07/M04 A2946 RMK AO2 PK WND 28040/0323 SLP976 T00721044 $=
KLGA 250251Z 27024G35KT 10SM OVC065 08/M04 A2946 RMK AO2 PK WND 26042/0228 SLP975 T00781039 51023 $=
KLGA 250151Z 27023G39KT 10SM FEW025 FEW050 08/M01 A2944 RMK AO2 PK WND 25045/0136 SLP970 T00831011 $=
KLGA 250051Z 26025G35KT 10SM CLR 08/03 A2941 RMK AO2 PK WND 26035/0050 SLP959 T00830028 $=
KLGA 250007Z 26014G30KT 10SM SCT021 08/04 A2940 RMK AO2 PK WND 27030/0000 T00780044 $=
KLGA 242351Z 24011G25KT 10SM BKN021 08/04 A2939 RMK AO2 PK WND 27027/2317 SLP952 T00780044 10083 20061 53005 $=
KLGA 242316Z 25013KT 10SM BKN016 OVC025 08/05 A2939 RMK AO2 T00780050 $=
KLGA 242251Z 24012KT 10SM OVC014 08/05 A2937 RMK AO2 PRESRR SLP944 T00780050 $=
KLGA 242151Z 24009KT 10SM OVC011 08/05 A2937 RMK AO2 SLP946 T00780050 $=
KLGA 242051Z 24013G21KT 10SM OVC012 08/06 A2938 RMK AO2 SLP947 T00780056 56033 $=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 24, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-2056

Aircraft Registration
N323NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

Airport ICAO Code
KLGA

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