Azul E195 at Rio de Janeiro on Apr 5th 2022, landed on wrong runway

Last Update: April 8, 2022 / 19:00:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-2856

Aircraft Registration
PR-AXH

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

Airport ICAO Code
SBRJ

An Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195, registration PR-AXH performing flight AD-2856 from Sao Paulo Congonhas,SP to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ (Brazil) with 53 passengers and 5 crew, was cleared to land on Santos Dumont's runway 20L however aligned with and touched down on the shorter runway 20R at 19:09L (22:09Z). The aircraft rolled out without further incident.

The airline confirmed the incident stating the landing was safe, an investigation has been opened.

Brazil's CENIPA have opened an investigation into the occurrence, too.

On Apr 8th 2022 CENIPA reported the aircraft performed a landing approach to runway 20L but landing was made on runway 20L. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated.

Metars:
SBRJ 060100Z 17004KT 9999 FEW015 OVC040 26/23 Q1015=
SBRJ 060000Z 17006KT 9999 FEW015 OVC040 26/23 Q1015=
SBRJ 060000Z 17006KT 9999 FEW015 OVC040 26/23 Q1015=
SBRJ 052300Z 18005KT 9999 FEW015 OVC040 26/22 Q1014=
SBRJ 052200Z 19008KT 9999 FEW015 OVC045 26/22 Q1014=
SBRJ 052100Z 19011KT 9999 FEW025 BKN040 BKN100 27/22 Q1013=
SBRJ 052000Z 20012KT 9999 FEW020 BKN040 BKN100 27/22 Q1013=
SBRJ 051900Z 20015KT 9999 FEW020 BKN040 BKN100 27/23 Q1012=
SBRJ 051800Z 19015KT 9999 FEW020 BKN035 BKN100 28/23 Q1012=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-2856

Aircraft Registration
PR-AXH

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

Airport ICAO Code
SBRJ

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