Austrian A320 at Vienna on Apr 19th 2017, oxygen masks deployed on go-around

Last Update: April 20, 2017 / 20:24:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-374

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
LOWW

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration OE-LBW performing flight OS-374 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Vienna (Austria), was on final approach to Vienna's runway 34 descending through about 1900 feet when the crew initiated a go-around, a number of passenger oxygen masks deployed at the same time. The aircraft positioned for another approach to runway 34 and landed safely about 18 minutes after the go around.

A passenger reported: "Australian Airlines flight OS374 (Amsterdam - Vienna). While descending into VIE it performed a go-around from 1700 ft with some of the oxygen masks deployed."

Austrian Airlines reported that operations control have no information regarding a go around, probably the go around commenced due to the winterly conditions at the aerodrome. Technics reported a number of oxygen masks in row 22 came down due to a minor technical fault, which was resolved immediately after landing.

The occurrence aircraft departed for its next sector about 2 hours after landing.

Metars:
LOWW 191950Z 33019G29KT 9999 -RA FEW011 SCT022 BKN026 01/M00 Q1023 R88/29//95 NOSIG=
LOWW 191920Z 33022KT 8000 -RASN FEW010 SCT014 BKN018 01/00 Q1023 R88/29//95 NOSIG=
LOWW 191850Z 33021KT 6000 -SN FEW007 SCT009 BKN012 01/00 Q1022 R88/29//95 BECMG BKN015=
LOWW 191820Z 33018KT 6000 -SN FEW005 BKN007 01/00 Q1022 R11/690195 R16/690295 BECMG BKN010=
LOWW 191750Z 33018KT 5000 -SN BR SCT006 BKN007 01/00 Q1021 R11/690195 R16/690295 BECMG BKN010=
LOWW 191720Z 33017KT 2000 SN FEW003 BKN005 00/00 Q1021 R11/690195 R16/690295 BECMG 3000 -SN BKN006=
LOWW 191650Z 33017KT 1300 R29/P1500D R34/P1500U SN BR FEW002 BKN004 00/00 Q1021 R11/690395 R16/690195 BECMG BKN005=
LOWW 191620Z 32018KT 0900 R29/1000N R34/1200N SN FG SCT003 BKN004 00/00 Q1020 R88/690395 BECMG BKN005=
LOWW 191550Z 32018KT 0800 R29/0650U R34/1000N SN FG SCT002 BKN004 00/00 Q1020 R88/690195 NOSIG=
LOWW 191520Z 32019KT 0800 R29/1000D R34/1000N SN FG SCT003 BKN005 00/00 Q1020 R88/690195 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-374

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
LOWW

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