ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173129
Last updated: 16 September 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:SmartLynx Airlines Estonia
Registration: ES-SAL
MSN: 566
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL/EETN) -   Estonia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Burgas (BOJ)
Destination airport:Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL/EETN)
Investigating agency: ESIB
A SmartLynx Airbus A320, operating flight MYX568 from Burgas, Bulgaria to Tallinn, Estonia, was damaged in a tailstrike incident on landing.
The flight was cleared to land on runway 08 with a reported wind direction of 190 degrees, at 15 knots, gusting to 21 knots.
the aircraft bounced after the initial touchdown. At an angle of attack of 12.7° the aircraft touched down 525 m past the approach end of the runway. The underside of the rear fuselage was damaged when the tail struck the runway.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ESIB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of ES-SAL courtesy

Barcelona (LEBL / BCN)
12 September 2014; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

19-Jan-2015 19:52 harro Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description