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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237168
Last updated: 13 February 2021
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Time:12:57 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic ATP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace ATP-F (LFD)
Owner/operator:West Air Europe
Registration: SE-MAO
C/n / msn: 2011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Birmingham International Airport (EGBB), Elmdon, Birmingham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands (GCI/EGJB)
Destination airport:Birmingham International Airport (BHX/EGBB)
West Air Europe flight SWN425, a BAe ATP cargo plane, suffered a temporary runway excursion after landing on runway 33 at Birmingham Airport, U.K.

The flight was arriving from Guernsey, Channel Islands, and was approaching runway 33 at 12:44 UTC in strong gusty crosswinds. The aircraft floated above the runway and briefly touch down when the flight crew initiated a go-around.
The seconds approach was flown in similar conditions and the aircraft was still crabbing to the left as it touched down. It swerved to the left off the side of the runway before the pilot was able to regain directional control. The aircraft steered onto the runway again and taxied to the apron.

Wind conditions reported around the incident time (1245Z and 1257Z)
EGBB 221150Z 23015G25KT 190V270 9999 SCT047 17/05 Q1013
EGBB 221320Z 23018G31KT 190V280 CAVOK 18/04 Q1013


3. AAIB Field Investigation:


Second approach and landing:

First approach and landing attempt:

Revision history:

20-Jun-2020 19:26 harro Added
20-Jun-2020 19:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
21-Oct-2020 22:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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