Jetblue A321 at Saint Lucia on Mar 2nd 2024, tail strike on go around

Last Update: March 5, 2024 / 19:31:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 2, 2024

Classification
Accident

Airline
Jetblue

Flight number
B6-1681

Aircraft Registration
N991JT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
TLPL

A Jetblue Airbus A321-200, registration N991JT performing flight B6-1681 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Saint Lucia (Saint Lucia), was on final approach to Saint Lucia's runway 10 when the crew went around from very low height, however, the tail contacted the runway surface. The aircraft climbed to about 2500 feet, positioned for another approach and landed on runway 10 without further incident.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Saint Lucia 3 days later.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT INCURRED A TAIL STRIKE DURING GO-AROUND, ST LUCIA, VIRGIN ISLANDS.", the damage was "UNKNOWN".



Metars:
TLPL 022000Z 08019KT 9999 SCT027 29/22 Q1014 NOSIG=
TLPL 021900Z 08018KT 9999 SCT024 29/22 Q1014 NOSIG=
TLPL 021800Z 07019KT 9999 BKN027 29/21 Q1014 NOSIG=
TLPL 021700Z 08019KT 9999 SCT030 30/22 Q1015 NOSIG=
TLPL 021600Z 07018KT 9999 BKN029 29/21 Q1016 NOSIG=
TLPL 021500Z 08018KT 9999 BKN028 30/22 Q1017 NOSIG=
TLPL 021400Z 08019KT 9999 -SHRA BKN027 28/23 Q1017 NOSIG=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N991JT
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-231
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 2, 2024

Classification
Accident

Airline
Jetblue

Flight number
B6-1681

Aircraft Registration
N991JT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
TLPL

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