China Eastern A20N at Yulin on Feb 9th 2022, touched down ahead of runway

Last Update: February 11, 2022 / 14:45:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MU-2287

Destination
Yulin, China

Aircraft Registration
B-305Y

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A China Eastern Airbus A320-200N, registration B-305Y performing flight MU-2287 from Xianyang to Yulin (China) with about 50 people on board, landed on Yulin's in clear weather but touched down short of the runway at 08:42L (00:42Z), took out a number of runway threshold lights and rolled out without further incident. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

The aircraft was unable to continue its schedule, a number of tyres were replaced. The aircraft however was not yet seen on any Mode-S receiver again about 62 hours after landing.

Several users on social media in China claim that the aircraft was low on glideslope and contacted a number of runway lights causing damage to tyres and possibly fuselage.

China's Civil Aviation Administration have opened an investigation into the occurrence categorized as landing outside the runway.

No Metars and no weather data are availble.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MU-2287

Destination
Yulin, China

Aircraft Registration
B-305Y

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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