Saudia A320 at Abha on Jul 6th 2014, hard landing

Last Update: December 4, 2014 / 20:40:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2014

Classification
Accident

Flight number
SV-1655

Aircraft Registration
HZ-AS41

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
OEAB

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration HZ-AS41 performing flight SV-1655 from Riyadh to Abha (Saudi Arabia), landed in Abha at 08:20L (05:20Z) but touched down hard. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the terminal. The aircraft received substantial damage.

The aircraft continued its schedule and departed for the return flight SV-1662 to Riyadh landing without further incident in Riyadh on schedule. Only there the aircraft was removed from service.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Riyadh until August 26th 2014, then resumed service.

Metars:
OEAB 060800Z 01012KT 8000 FEW020 BKN070 30/04 Q1023 NOSIG=
OEAB 060700Z 03012KT 8000 FEW020 BKN070 28/03 Q1023 NOSIG=
OEAB 060600Z 01013KT 9000 FEW020 BKN070 27/04 Q1023 NOSIG=
OEAB 060500Z 01010KT 8000 NSC 26/05 Q1023 NOSIG=
OEAB 060400Z 33005KT 7000 NSC 24/07 Q1022 NOSIG=
OEAB 060300Z 35007KT 7000 NSC 24/07 Q1021 NOSIG=
OEAB 060200Z 35006KT 7000 SKC 24/07 Q1021 NOSIG=
OEAB 060100Z 33005KT 7000 SKC 24/06 Q1021 NOSIG=
OEAB 060000Z 31005KT 6000 NSC 24/10 Q1021 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2014

Classification
Accident

Flight number
SV-1655

Aircraft Registration
HZ-AS41

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
OEAB

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