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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233296
Last updated: 27 February 2020
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Time:20:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A21N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-271NX
Owner/operator:Air Transat
Registration: C-GOIH
C/n / msn: 9198
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 202
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport (SXM/TNCM) -   Sint Maarten
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL)
Destination airport:Sint Maarten-Juliana Airport (SXM/TNCM)
An Airbus 321neo operated by Air Transat was conducting flight TS288 from Montréal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (CYUL), QC to St.Maarten/Princess Juliana Intl (TNCM), Netherlands Antilles.
After being cleared to land on runway 10 in TNCM, TS288 had to perform a go-around at approximately 100 feet because of the presence of a small airplane on the runway threshold. The airplane climbed to 2600 feet as instructed by tower and returned for a normal landing. The Sint Maarten Civil Aviation Authority is conducting an investigation.

The TSB report of the incident does not state the identity of the 'small airplane'. Flightradar24 data shows that Immediately ahead of TS288, Winair flight WM664, a DHC-6 Twin Otter PJ-WIP, had landed on runway 10. Also, a Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander (VP-AAC) of Anguilla Air Services was about to line up for departure.


TSB A20F0050

Revision history:

27-Feb-2020 17:30 harro Added
27-Feb-2020 17:39 harro Updated [Location, Source]

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