Frontier A320 at Washington on Jun 4th 2021, runway excursion on landing

Last Update: June 5, 2021 / 08:40:33 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-538

Aircraft Registration
N213FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
KDCA

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N213FR performing flight F9-538 from Denver,CO to Washington National,DC (USA) with 151 passengers and 6 crew, was on a visual final approach to Ronald Reagan Airport's runway 01 with the instruction to maintain 170 KIAS or greater until 5 DME, touched down at about 22:15L (02:15Z Jun 5th) but went right off the runway coming to a stop to the right of the runway with all gear on soft ground and the nose gear just abeam the end of runway. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained minor if any damage. The passengers dismebarked via stairs onto the runway and were bussed to the terminal.

The aircraft was subsequently pushed back onto the runway and towed to the apron.

ADS-B data transmitted by the aircraft suggest the aircraft touched down at about 160 knots over ground crossing the runway threshold at about 50 feet AGL.

Metars:
KDCA 050452Z 20006KT 10SM FEW250 22/21 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02220206 403000211=
KDCA 050352Z 22006KT 10SM FEW250 23/21 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02280206=
KDCA 050252Z 18005KT 10SM FEW110 23/20 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP158 T02280200 51024=
KDCA 050152Z 19006KT 10SM FEW080 FEW110 23/19 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP151 T02330194=
KDCA 050052Z 19006KT 10SM FEW075 FEW100 25/19 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02500189=
KDCA 042352Z 31007KT 10SM FEW070 FEW090 28/13 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T02830133 10300 20233 53008=
KDCA 042252Z 35005KT 10SM SCT070 SCT090 29/14 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 T02890139=
KDCA 042152Z 32008G19KT 10SM SCT060 SCT080 29/13 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP126 T02940133=
KDCA 042052Z VRB03KT 10SM BKN060 BKN080 28/18 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP125 T02830183 56010=
KDCA 041952Z 16007KT 10SM BKN050 28/18 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP127 T02780183=
KDCA 041852Z 15007KT 10SM BKN038 BKN045 24/19 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 TCU E T02440189=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-538

Aircraft Registration
N213FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
KDCA

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 4 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber?
Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 4854 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

Train yourself online in VR with the special course for aviation: "Crisis Communications: Airlines". Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 4854 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways