Ultra A320 at Cali on Sep 27th 2022, GPWS saves the day

Last Update: October 13, 2022 / 16:32:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ultra Air

Flight number
OL-5355

Destination
Cali, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-5413

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Ultra Air Airbus A320-200, registration HK-5413 performing flight OL-5355 from San Andres to Cali (Colombia), was descending towards Cali following the RNP STAR ASIKO 1C direct to RNAV waypoint CL807, when descending through about 9800 feet about 17nm southwest of the airport the crew received a reactive GPWS indication. The crew initiated TOGA and climbed the aircraft to 12,000 feet, subsequently intercept the ILS at 6000 feet and landed safely on Cali's runway 02.

Colombia's DIACC reported the aircraft had descended to 1570 feet radar altitude above terrain. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Ultra Air

Flight number
OL-5355

Destination
Cali, Colombia

Aircraft Registration
HK-5413

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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