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Date:06-OCT-2010
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-132
Owner/operator:Germanwings
Registration: D-AGWJ
C/n / msn: 3375
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 130
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW -   Ireland
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Köln/Bonn-Konrad Adenauer Airport (CGN/EDDK)
Destination airport:Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW)
Narrative:
On 16 October 2010 a THY Turkish Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft (TC-JGG) taxied onto the active runway 28 at Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland. At the same time a Germanwings Airbus A319 aircraft (D-AGWJ) was on short final approach to land on the same runway. Dublin ATC had cleared TC-JGG to taxi in preparation for subsequent departure from runway 28 and the aircraft was instructed to hold short of the runway. D-AGWJ had been cleared to land. The crew of the landing aircraft observed TC-JGG approaching the runway and initiated a go-around manoeuvre. Simultaneously ATC issued a go-around instruction. D-AGWJ descended to a height of less than 200 ft above the ground, less than 0.4 nautical miles (nm) from its touchdown point, before it climbed away.

The AAIU established the following Probable Cause:
The crew of TC-JGG did not comply with their taxi clearance limit as issued by ATC, and the aircraft entered an active runway without permission.

Contributory Factors:

Distraction of the crew of TC-JGG during the taxi by head-down cockpit tasks. The Operator’s Operations Manual states that, while taxiing, “both pilots must be very careful about the environment”.
Misinterpretation by the crew of TC-JGG of a statement concerning a further holding position in their Jeppesen Manual.
The absence of a verbal cross-check procedure for runway entry in the Operations Manual of TC-JGG.

Sources:

http://news.aviation-safety.net/2011/11/14/aaiu-ireland-publishes-final-report-on-serious-runway-excursion-incident-at-dublin/


Images:

Photo of D-AGWJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Cologne / Bonn (EDDK / CGN)
13 August 2017; (c) Aad van der Voet

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2012 12:49 ryan Added
07-May-2012 12:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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