Wizz A21N at Kutaisi on May 27th 2022, hard landing and tail strike

Last Update: June 18, 2022 / 16:46:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 27, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-6412

Destination
Kutaisi, Georgia

Aircraft Registration
HA-LVR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

Airport ICAO Code
UGKO

A Wizzair Hungary Airbus A321-200N, registration HA-LVR performing flight W6-6412 from Milan Malpensa (Italy) to Kutaisi (Georgia), landed on Kutaisi's runway 07 at 00:29L (20:29Z May 26th) but touched down hard and suffered a tail strike. The aircraft went around, positioned for another approach to runway 07 and landed without further incident.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Kutaisi 23 days after the occurrence.

Hungary's TSB is investigating the occurrence reporting there were no injuries, the aircraft damage is still being assessed however.

Metars:
UGKO 262300Z 07005KT CAVOK 09/08 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 262230Z 09006KT CAVOK 09/08 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 262200Z 08004KT CAVOK 10/08 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 262130Z 09003KT 040V140 CAVOK 10/09 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 262100Z 07004KT CAVOK 10/09 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 262030Z 08004KT CAVOK 11/09 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 262000Z 09002KT CAVOK 11/08 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 261930Z 09002KT CAVOK 12/09 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 261900Z VRB02KT CAVOK 14/10 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 261830Z 24005KT CAVOK 15/10 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 261800Z 23006KT CAVOK 16/10 Q1018 NOSIG=
UGKO 261730Z 24005KT CAVOK 17/09 Q1017 NOSIG=
UGKO 261700Z 24003KT CAVOK 17/12 Q1017 NOSIG=
UGKO 261630Z 34002KT CAVOK 21/12 Q1017 NOSIG=
UGKO 261600Z 36003KT CAVOK 24/07 Q1017 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 27, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Wizz Air

Flight number
W6-6412

Destination
Kutaisi, Georgia

Aircraft Registration
HA-LVR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

Airport ICAO Code
UGKO

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