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Report: Airbus A320 suffers tailstrike during go-around at Sendai, Japan
28 September 2013

Report: Airbus A320 suffers tailstrike during go-around at Sendai, Japan

28 September 2013

An Airbus A320 suffered a tailstrike when the captain initiated a go-around from a full-aft sidestick position while landing at Sendai Airport, according to an investigation report released by the Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) .

Report: Incorrect take-off data causes A340-500 tailstrike and runway overrun at Melbourne

16 December 2011

The incorrect entry of take-off weight data that resulted in the tailstrike and runway overrun of an Emirates Airbus A340 aircraft in 2009 was not a unique event. Similar events continue to occur throughout the world, according to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB). The ATSB published the final report of its investigation into a […]

Report: hard landing and pitch-up after touchdown factors in A321 tailstrike accident

22 April 2011

The Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) released the final report of their investigation into a tailstrike accident involving an Airbus A321 at Osaka-Kansai International Airport (KIX/RJBB), Japan. An improper flare, hard landing and pitch-up after touchdown  were factors. On October 28, 2009, an Airbus A321-200, registered HL7763, operated by Asiana Airlines, took off from Seoul-Gimpo International Airport […]