Easyjet A319 at Bari on Jan 7th 2016, landed below final fuel reserve

Last Update: January 20, 2016 / 16:41:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-2899

Destination
Naples, Italy

Aircraft Registration
G-EZEW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZEW performing flight U2-2899 from Milan Malpensa to Naples (Italy), aborted two final approaches to Naples's runway 24 at about 1000 feet MSL and went around due to weather, the crew subsequently decided to divert to Bari declaring emergency due to being low on fuel. The aircraft landed safely on Bari's runway 07 about 50 minutes after going around the first time and about 30 minutes after the second go around.

On Jan 20th 2016 the French BEA reported based on notification by ANSV Italy, that the aircraft landed below the required final fuel reserve. The occurrence was rated a serious incident, the ANSV is investigating.

As of current the ANSV has no note regarding the occurrence on their website, as would be usual.

Metars Naples:
LIRN 072320Z 00000KT 1500 -DZ BR SCT020 BKN050 11/10 Q1008 NOSIG
LIRN 072250Z VRB02KT 1500 -DZ BR SCT020 BKN050 11/10 Q1008 NOSIG
LIRN 072220Z 07003KT 1500 -DZ BR SCT001 BKN010 11/10 Q1008 NOSIG
LIRN 072150Z VRB02KT 3000 -DZ BR SCT001 BKN010 12/11 Q1008 NOSIG
LIRN 072120Z VRB02KT 1500 BR SCT001 BKN030 12/11 Q1007 NOSIG
LIRN 072050Z 12001KT 5000 -RA BR FEW008 BKN050 12/11 Q1007 NOSIG
LIRN 072020Z 00000KT 5000 -RA BR SCT030 BKN050 12/11 Q1007 RERA NOSIG
LIRN 071950Z 24003KT 190V260 4000 RA BR SCT030 BKN050 12/11 Q1007 NOSIG
LIRN 071920Z VRB02KT 4000 -RA BR SCT030 BKN050 12/11 Q1007 RERA NOSIG
LIRN 071850Z 00000KT 4000 RA SCT030 BKN050 12/11 Q1007 NOSIG
LIRN 071820Z 00000KT 4000 RA SCT030 BKN050 12/10 Q1007 NOSIG

Metars Bari:
LIBD 072320Z 21006KT 9999 SCT040 09/07 Q1007
LIBD 072250Z 20006KT 9999 SCT040 10/06 Q1007
LIBD 072220Z 20006KT 150V240 9999 -RA SCT040 09/06 Q1007
LIBD 072150Z 22005KT CAVOK 09/05 Q1007
LIBD 072120Z 22006KT CAVOK 09/05 Q1007
LIBD 072050Z 22005KT 170V260 CAVOK 08/04 Q1007
LIBD 072020Z 22004KT 170V260 CAVOK 08/04 Q1007
LIBD 071950Z 22005KT CAVOK 09/04 Q1007
LIBD 071920Z 21005KT CAVOK 08/04 Q1006
LIBD 071850Z 22006KT CAVOK 08/04 Q1007
LIBD 071820Z 22006KT CAVOK 07/04 Q1007
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-2899

Destination
Naples, Italy

Aircraft Registration
G-EZEW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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