China Southern A320 near Chengdu on Jul 9th 2016, hail strike

Last Update: July 10, 2016 / 18:41:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-3483

Destination
Chengdu, China

Aircraft Registration
B-9931

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
ZUUU

A China Southern Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration B-9931 performing flight CZ-3483 from Guangzhou to Chengdu (China), was descending towards Chengdu when the aircraft encountered hail causing both windshields to become basically opaque. The crew managed a safe landing on Chengdu's runway 02R. There were no injuries, the aircraft received damage to the nose section.

Metars:
ZUUU 091400Z 00000MPS CAVOK 27/26 Q1002 NOSIG
ZUUU 091300Z VRB01MPS CAVOK 27/26 Q1001 NOSIG
ZUUU 091200Z 00000MPS 9999 FEW030 28/25 Q1001 NOSIG
ZUUU 091100Z 36002MPS 320V040 9999 SCT030 30/25 Q1000 NOSIG
ZUUU 091000Z 36002MPS 330V030 9999 SCT023 30/24 Q1000 NOSIG
ZUUU 090900Z 02003MPS 350V050 9999 FEW023TCU SCT023 30/25 Q1000 NOSIG
ZUUU 090800Z VRB01MPS 9999 FEW016TCU SCT016 30/25 Q1001 NOSIG
ZUUU 090700Z 01003MPS 330V040 9999 BKN016 29/25 Q1001 NOSIG
ZUUU 090600Z 01004MPS 340V040 9999 BKN016 28/26 Q1002 NOSIG
ZUUU 090500Z 35002MPS 310V040 7000 SCT009 BKN033 27/27 Q1002 NOSIG
ZUUU 090400Z VRB01MPS 5000 -SHRA BR FEW005 BKN033 26/26 Q1003 NOSIG
ZUUU 090300Z 01002MPS 340V040 4000 -SHRA BR FEW004 FEW026CB SCT026 25/25 Q1003 NOSIG

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
CZ-3483

Destination
Chengdu, China

Aircraft Registration
B-9931

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
ZUUU

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