Mediterranee A321 at Lourdes on Jul 1st 2015, abnormal runway contact

Last Update: July 28, 2015 / 18:22:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
H3-9683

Destination
Lourdes, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GYAP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
LFBT

An Air Mediterranee Airbus A321-200 on behalf of Hermes Airlines, registration F-GYAP performing flight H3-9683 from Belfast Aldergrove,NI (UK) to Lourdes (France) with 228 people on board, landed on Lourdes' runway 20 but suffered an "abnormal runway contact". There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground until Jul 24th 2015, with the interruption by two test flights on Jul 6th and Jul 23rd, then resumed service.

On Jul 28th the French BEA reported in their weekly bulletin that the damage as result of the "abnormal runway contact" is unknown, the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by the BEA.

Metars:
LFBT 011700Z AUTO 06007KT 030V120 CAVOK 32/20 Q1014
LFBT 011630Z AUTO 07007KT 020V120 CAVOK 33/21 Q1014
LFBT 011600Z AUTO 08005KT 020V130 CAVOK 33/20 Q1014
LFBT 011530Z AUTO 02006KT 310V060 CAVOK 33/22 Q1014
LFBT 011500Z AUTO 34005KT 290V020 CAVOK 32/22 Q1014
LFBT 011430Z AUTO 01006KT 330V040 CAVOK 32/22 Q1015
LFBT 011400Z AUTO 36006KT 300V030 CAVOK 31/22 Q1015
LFBT 011330Z AUTO 35007KT 310V040 CAVOK 31/22 Q1015
LFBT 011300Z AUTO 35007KT CAVOK 30/22 Q1015
LFBT 011230Z AUTO 36006KT 300V050 CAVOK 29/21 Q1015
LFBT 011200Z AUTO 01007KT 340V070 CAVOK 28/21 Q1015
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2015

Classification
Accident

Flight number
H3-9683

Destination
Lourdes, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GYAP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
LFBT

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