Cathay Dragon A321 at Siem Reap on Mar 3rd 2017, tail strike on landing

Last Update: March 4, 2017 / 21:34:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 3, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
KA-248

Aircraft Registration
B-HTJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
VDSR

A Cathay Dragon Airbus A321-200, registration B-HTJ performing flight KA-248 from Hong Kong (China) to Siem Reap (Cambodia) with 143 passengers, landed on Siem Reap's runway 05 at 10:08L (03:08Z) but struck its tail onto the runway. The aircraft rolled out without further incident and taxied to the apron. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however.

Passenger Nicky Law reported the aircraft touched down hard, bounced, struck its tail onto the runway, then rolled out.

Metars:
VDSR 030500Z 14005KT 100V170 9999 FEW017 31/16 Q1010
VDSR 030430Z 15005KT 120V190 9999 FEW017 30/15 Q1010
VDSR 030400Z 11005KT 070V150 9000 NSC 29/16 Q1011
VDSR 030330Z 12006KT 090V150 9000 NSC 28/16 Q1011
VDSR 030300Z 13007KT 090V160 9000 NSC 27/16 Q1011
VDSR 030230Z 12007KT 9000 FEW017 26/17 Q1011
VDSR 030200Z 12010KT 5000 BR FEW017 25/16 Q1011
VDSR 030130Z 11009KT 5000 BR FEW017 25/17 Q1011
VDSR 030100Z 12006KT 5000 BR FEW017 24/17 Q1011
VDSR 030030Z 11007KT 5000 BR FEW017 23/18 Q1011
VDSR 030000Z 12003KT 5000 BR FEW017 22/18 Q1010
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 3, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
KA-248

Aircraft Registration
B-HTJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

Airport ICAO Code
VDSR

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