Royal Jordanian A320 at Amman on Aug 2nd 2021, emergency landing

Last Update: August 2, 2021 / 14:21:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RJ-508

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Amman, Jordan

Aircraft Registration
JY-AYU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Royal Jordanian Airbus A320-200, registration JY-AYU performing flight RJ-508 from Cairo (Egypt) to Amman (Jordan) with 133 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Jordan's runway 26R, vacated the runway about 2450 meters down the runway and stopped past the hold short line. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs onto the taxiway. There were no injuries.

The airline reported the aircraft performed an emergency landing 10 minutes ahead of schedule and was "evacuated" via stairs onto the "supporting runway" without injuries. The causes of the emergency are being investigated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RJ-508

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Amman, Jordan

Aircraft Registration
JY-AYU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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