Jetstar A320 at Brisbane on Oct 19th 2015, too many passengers on board

Last Update: December 3, 2015 / 16:26:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 19, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-569

Aircraft Registration
VH-VQG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VQG performing flight JQ-569 from Brisbane,QL to Melbourne,VI (Australia), was preparing for departure from Brisbane when the flight crew was advised there was a discrepancy at the passenger check in and 12 more passengers were to board the aircraft. Following departure the flight crew requested cabin crew to count the passengers on board, the count showed 16 more passengers on board than listed on the passenger manifest and load sheet increasing the aircraft's computed mass by 1,328kg. The flight crew recomputed their landing performance prior to initiating the descent into Melbourne and continued for a safe landing.

On Dec 3rd 2015 Australia's TSB rated the occurrence a serious incident, together with another loading error see Incident: Jetstar A321 at Melbourne on Oct 29th 2015, difficulty to rotate aircraft for takeoff and opened an investigation estimated to conclude by October 2016.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-VQG
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
Airworthyness Category
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 19, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-569

Aircraft Registration
VH-VQG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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