Lufthansa A320 at Prague on Aug 25th 2012, runway incursion

Last Update: November 20, 2012 / 23:02:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1398

Aircraft Registration
D-AIQA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIQA performing flight LH-1398 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Prague (Czech Republic), had been cleared to land on Prague's runway 24 and touched down on runway 24 at 16:54L (14:54Z), the aircraft however did not cross intersecting runway 12 during roll out as intended but turned onto runway 12 to vacate runway 24.

The German BFU reported in their August bulletin released in November, that Czech Authorities have initiated an investigation into the A320 crossing runway 12 while rolling along runway 24. The brief notice does not mention details of the landing clearance (e.g. hold short of runway 12 as part of the clearance).

The Czech Aviation Accident Investigation Institute (CAAII) released a brief note in their bulletin covering the 3rd quarter 2012, that callsign DLH8RC (=flight LH-1398) was cleared to land on runway 24 and vacate via taxiway D (the taxiway past the intersection with runway 12) but turned onto runway 12 instead. The CAAII rated the occurrence a serious incident.

The stop bar for the holding point runway 12 is located on runway 24 about 2040 meters/6690 feet past the threshold runway 24.

Related NOTAM:
A1483/12 - POSSIBLE RWY 12 INCURSION WHEN TAXIING TO THR RWY 12 VIA RWY 24. THERE IS NO HOLDING POINT IN FRONT OF RWY 12. WHEN RECEIVING INSTRUCTION FROM ATC - HOLD SHORT OF RWY 12 - THE PILOT IN COMMAND SHALL STOP IN FRONT OF THE RED STOP BAR AND RWY 12 GUARD LIGHTS INSTALLED ON RWY 24. CAUTION ADVISED. REF AIP LKPR AD2-19-1. 01 NOV 08:07 2012 UNTIL 31 DEC 12:00 2012 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 01 NOV 08:13 2012
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1398

Aircraft Registration
D-AIQA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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