Canada A320 at Ottawa on Mar 15th 2017, suspected runway excursion

Last Update: April 4, 2017 / 20:15:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-470

Destination
Ottawa, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGYL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
CYOW

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FGYL performing flight AC-470 (scheduled dep Mar 14th, actual dep Mar 15th) from Toronto,ON to Ottawa,ON (Canada) with 130 people on board, landed on Ottawa's runway 32 at 01:02L (05:02Z), the crew reported they possibly had hit a runway edge light. Tower instructed the next arrival to go around.

The Canadian TSB reported: "During the landing sequence on Runway 32 at CYOW, the aircraft drifted to the left and, upon touchdown on the hard surface, the left main landing gear was laterally within a few feet from the runway edge lights. A subsequent inspection revealed no damage to the runway edge lights or the aircraft." The TSB rated the occurrence a runway excursion but did not open an investigation.

Metars:
CYOW 150700Z 33016G23KT 1 1/2SM -SN DRSN VV008 M10/M12 A2955 RMK SN8 OCNL BLSN SLP018=
CYOW 150641Z 33019G25KT 1SM R32/5500VP6000FT/N R07/P6000FT/U -SN DRSN VV005 M10/M12 A2957 RMK SN8 OCNL BLSN SLP022=
CYOW 150600Z CCA 33020KT 3/4SM R32/4000V6000FT/U -SN DRSN VV003 M10/M12 A2959 RMK SN8 /S04/ SLP030=
CYOW 150500Z 33019G29KT 1/2SM R32/2200FT/N R07/2800FT/N SN DRSN VV002 M10/M12 A2960 RMK SN8 /S03/ SLP034=
CYOW 150446Z 33021G28KT 1/2SM R32/1800FT/N R07/2400FT/N SN DRSN VV002 M10/M12 A2961 RMK SN8 SLP036=
CYOW 150400Z CCA 33019KT 3/4SM R32/2800V6000FT/D R07/3500V6000FT/D -SN DRSN VV004 M10/M12 A2964 RMK SN8 /S02/ SLP047=
CYOW 150300Z 33020G25KT 3/4SM R32/2400V5500FT/N R07/3000VP6000FT/D -SN BLSN VV003 M10/M12 A2967 RMK SN8 SLP058=
CYOW 150200Z 34017G24KT 5/8SM R32/3500FT/N R07/3500FT/N -SN BLSN VV002 M10/M12 A2972 RMK SN8 /S01/ SLP073=
CYOW 150100Z 34017G26KT 3/4SM R07/3000FT/N -SN BLSN VV002 M10/M12 A2974 RMK SN8 SLP082=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-470

Destination
Ottawa, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGYL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
CYOW

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