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AAC El Salvador releases preliminary report on A320 runway excursion
29 December 2008

The Autoridad de Aviación Civil of El Salvador released a preliminary report of their investigation into the runway excursion involving a TACA Airbus A320 at Tegucigalpa Airport, Honduras. The airplane landed with a tailwind on a wet runway, touching down 400m from the displaced threshold, leaving 1249 m of runway available. The A320 overran and went down an embankment. The landing performance analysis confirms that the landing performances are consistent with runway condition and crew actions. (AAC El Salvador)