TAP A20N at Conakry on Sep 2nd 2022, hits motorbike on landing

Last Update: September 3, 2022 / 19:42:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TP-1492

Destination
Conakry, Guinea

Aircraft Registration
CS-TVI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A320-200N, registration CS-TVI performing flight TP-1492 from Lisbon (Portugal) to Conakry (Guinea), landed on Conakry's runway 24 at 23:30L (23:30Z), however, the right hand engine (LEAP) collided with a motorbike occupied by two persons that crossed the runway at that moment. The aircraft rolled out without further incident, both occupants of the motorbike died however.

AGAC (Civil Aviation Authority of Guinea) opened an investigation into the accident.

The airport reported the aircraft hit two individuals riding on a motorbike on the runway. The driver was identified as a security agent responsible to protect airport facilities.

The airline expressed their condolences to the families involved. All passengers and crew aboard the aircraft remained uninjured.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Conakry about 16 hours after landing. The return flight TP-1493 was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TP-1492

Destination
Conakry, Guinea

Aircraft Registration
CS-TVI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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