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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240359
Last updated: 22 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8K5 (WL)
Owner/operator:TUI Airways
Registration: G-TAWA
C/n / msn: 37264/3907
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Lanzarote (GCRR) -   Spain
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Destination airport:Lanzarote Airport (ACE/GCRR)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
The aircraft was flying from London-Gatwick airport (EGKK) to Lanzarote airport (GCRR). When the crew was performing the VOR approach to runway 21 and, with the aircraft at 4.25 NM from the runway and 1120 ft of altitude, the crew received a "PULL UP" warning from the Advanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS). The crew continued the descent in manual flight and the aircraft landed safely.
The occupants of the aircraft were unharmed and the aircraft was not damaged.



Photo of G-TAWA courtesy

Palma de Mallorca (LEPA / LESJ / PMI)
3 June 2019; (c) Toni Marimón

Revision history:

22-Aug-2020 06:49 harro Added

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