Airbus A320 Tailstrike On Landing

The crew were carrying out a manually flown ILS approach without the use of flight directors or autothrust. At 530 ft agl the aircraft was well above the normal 3º glideslope. The glideslope was not regained until shortly before landing, and by then the speed was below approach speed (VAPP) and the descent rate was…… Continue Reading →

Airbus A321 Roll Oscillations On Landing

At approximately 140 feet AGL, on final approach to Runway 24R with full flaps selected, the aircraft experienced roll oscillations. The flight crew levelled the wings and the aircraft touched down firmly. During the approach, the aircraft had accumulated mixed ice on areas of the wing and the leading edge of the horizontal stabilizer that…… Continue Reading →