India A20N at Goa on Aug 13th 2019, dogged landing

Last Update: August 14, 2019 / 19:25:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-33

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Goa, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-EXU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Air India Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-EXU performing flight AI-33 from Mumbai to Goa (India), was on final approach to Goa's runway 26 at about 03:00L when the crew initiated a go around reporting stray dogs on the runway. The aircraft positioned for another approach while the airport performed a runway inspection without detecting any dogs around. The aircraft landed safely about 15 minutes after the go around.

The airport reported pro active measures had been taken to reduce the dog menace on the runway, manpower had been added to chase dogs and birds away during day light hours. Additional measures are to be undertaken shortly to relocate about 200 dogs around the runway.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air India

Flight number
AI-33

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Goa, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-EXU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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