Thai AirAsia A320 at Khon Kaen on Jan 2nd 2017, tail strike on landing

Last Update: May 4, 2017 / 14:54:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
FD-3256

Aircraft Registration
HS-ABB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
VTUK

A Thai AirAsia Airbus A320-200, registration HS-ABB performing flight FD-3256 from Bangkok Don Mueang to Khon Kaen (Thailand), landed on Khon Kaen's runway 03 at about 17:49L (10:49Z) but struck its tail onto the runway surface. The aircraft rolled out without further incident. There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage however.

Thailand's AIB rated the occurrence an accident and opened an investigation.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service on Mar 21st 2017, 78 days after the occurrence.

Metars:
VTUK 021200Z 06007KT 9999 SCT040 28/19 Q1014 NOSIG=
VTUK 021100Z 06005KT 9999 SCT040 28/19 Q1014 NOSIG=
VTUK 021000Z 07005KT 040V120 9999 FEW020 30/19 Q1013 NOSIG=
VTUK 020900Z 08007KT 040V120 9999 FEW025 31/19 Q1012 NOSIG=
VTUK 020800Z 06006KT 010V150 9999 FEW030 31/19 Q1013 NOSIG=
VTUK 020700Z 06008KT 030V130 9999 FEW020 SCT100 31/19 Q1013 NOSIG=
VTUK 020600Z 05011KT 020V090 9999 FEW020 31/19 Q1014 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
FD-3256

Aircraft Registration
HS-ABB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
VTUK

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