Iberia A20N at Dusseldorf on Oct 24th 2022, tail strike

Last Update: October 26, 2022 / 14:33:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-3140

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-NDN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

Airport ICAO Code
EDDL

An Iberia Airbus A320-200N, registration EC-NDN performing flight IB-3140 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Dusseldorf (Germany), was on final approach to Dusseldorf's runway 23R when the crew rejected landing and performed the missed approach procedure at 11:13L (09:13Z). The aircraft climbed to 4000 feet, positioned for another approach to runway 23R and landed at 11:27L (09:27Z).

A post flight inspection revealed the aircraft had suffered a tail strike and received substantial damage. The aircraft is still on the ground in Dusseldorf about 54 hours after landing.

The return flight IB-3141 was cancelled. The passengers for the return flight were rebooked onto flight IB-3133 and reached Madrid with a delay of about 9.5 hours.

Metars:
EDDL 241150Z AUTO 21014KT 9999 SCT038 BKN047 17/12 Q1008 TEMPO 21015G25KT=
EDDL 241120Z AUTO 22016KT 9999 BKN037 BKN044 18/12 Q1008 TEMPO 21015G25KT=
EDDL 241050Z AUTO 21015KT 9999 SCT037 BKN046 17/11 Q1008 TEMPO 21015G25KT=
EDDL 241020Z AUTO 21014KT 9999 SCT038 BKN048 18/11 Q1008 TEMPO 21015G25KT=
EDDL 240950Z AUTO 22015KT 9999 BKN039 BKN047 18/12 Q1007 TEMPO 21020G30KT=
EDDL 240920Z AUTO 21018KT 9999 BKN039 OVC046 17/11 Q1007 TEMPO 21015G25KT=
EDDL 240850Z AUTO 20015KT 9999 OVC038 17/11 Q1007 BECMG 20015G25KT=
COR EDDL 240820Z AUTO 19013KT 9999 OVC041 17/11 Q1007 BECMG 20015G25KT=
EDDL 240750Z AUTO 18012KT 9999 BKN039 BKN046 16/11 Q1007 NOSIG=
EDDL 240720Z AUTO 17012KT 9999 BKN040 16/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
EDDL 240650Z AUTO 17013KT 9999 BKN042 16/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
EDDL 240620Z AUTO 17013KT 9999 FEW044 15/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
EDDL 240550Z AUTO 17013KT 9999 FEW045 15/11 Q1006 NOSIG=
EDDL 240520Z AUTO 17012KT 9999 SCT045 16/12 Q1006 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-3140

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-NDN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

Airport ICAO Code
EDDL

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