Salam A21N and A21N at Muscat on May 13th 2024, TCAS saves the day

Last Update: May 24, 2024 / 19:40:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Salam Air

Flight number
OV-134

Departure
Duqm, Oman

Destination
Muscat, Oman

Aircraft Registration
A4O-OXB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A Salam Air Airbus A321-200N, registration A4O-OXB performing flight OV-134 from Duqm to Muscat (Oman), was on approach to Muscat when the crew received a TCAS resolution advisory.

Another Salam Air Airbus A321-200N, registration A4O-OXD performing flight OV-258 from Al-Fujairah (United Arab Emirates) to Muscat (Oman), was on approach to Muscat as well and also received a TCAS resolution advisory.

Oman's AIB rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation stating: "Both aircraft experienced TCAS TA followed by TCAS RA during descent flight."

According to ADS-B data transmitted by both aircraft the aircraft were descending through the same altitude at a horizontal separation of about 3.5nm, the separation subsequently reduced to 2.17nm lateral separation and 600 feet vertical separation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Salam Air

Flight number
OV-134

Departure
Duqm, Oman

Destination
Muscat, Oman

Aircraft Registration
A4O-OXB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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