American A321 at Washington on May 22nd 2019, went around due to TCAS RA at 800 feet AGL

Last Update: May 22, 2019 / 23:23:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2288

Aircraft Registration
N994AN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N994AN performing flight AA-2288 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Washington National,DC (USA), was on a visual River Approach to National Airport's runway 19 descending through 800 feet about 0.25nm west of the Key Bridge over the Potomac River, when the crew initiated a go around after receiving a TCAS resolution advisory. The aircraft climbed back up to 3000 feet, positioned for another approach to National's runway 19 and landed safely about 7 minutes after going around.

A Police helicopter was moving at 500 feet from the east to the west at about 70 knots, turned southbound near the Key Bridge and crossed the Key Bridge about 30 seconds after the Airbus initiated the go around.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2288

Aircraft Registration
N994AN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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