Azul A20N at Rio de Janeiro on Sep 13th 2020, runway too short two times

Last Update: September 25, 2020 / 16:43:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4403

Aircraft Registration
PR-YRJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200N, registration PR-YRJ performing flight AD-4403 from Porto Alegre,RS to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ (Brazil) with 175 passengers and 6 crew, was on final approach to Santos Dumont's runway 20L when the crew went around from low height (about 200 feet AGL). The crew positioned for another approach to runway 20L but again needed to go around from about 200 feet AGL. The crew subsequently diverted to Rio de Janeiro Galeao International Airport, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 15 about 30 minutes after the first go around.

On Sep 25th 2020 Brazil's CENIPA reported the crew received a "Runway too short" indication on first approach, went around, carried out the related checklist procedures and positioned for another approach, but received another "Runway too short" indication, went around again and subsequently diverted to their alternate at Galeao Airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4403

Aircraft Registration
PR-YRJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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