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Windjet A319 runway excursion, Palermo

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Accident: Windjet A319 at Palermo on Sep 24th 2010, runway excursion
By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Sep 24th 2010 19:27Z, last updated Friday, Sep 24th 2010 22:20ZA

Windjet Airbus A319-100, registration EI-EDM performing flight IV-243 from Rome Fiumicino to Palermo (Italy) with 123 passengers and 6 crew, was approaching Palermo in thunderstorms and windshear at approximately 20:00L (18:00Z). The airplane veered off the runway and came to a stop off the runway with both main gear struts collapsed, an evacuation via slides was initiated. Three passengers received minor injuries in the evacuation, the airplane received substantial damage.

Italy's ANSV have launched an investigation.

The airline reported, that the airplane encountered windshear causing it to veer off the runway.

The aerodrome is currently closed, closure is estimated until 21:00L Sep 25th (total duration 25 hours).

Metars:
LICJ 241850Z 18010KT 4000 TSRA FEW018CB SCT020 BKN028 20/18 Q1001 RMK VIS MIN 4000
LICJ 241820Z 07006KT 4000 TSRA FEW018CB SCT022 BKN030 20/18 Q1000
LICJ 241750Z 06014KT 4000 TSRA FEW018CB SCT022 BKN030 20/18 Q1001 WS RWY 20 RMKVIS MIN 4000
LICJ 241720Z 14009KT 070V180 6000 TSRA FEW018CB SCT022 BKN030 21/16 Q1002
LICJ 241650Z 19017KT 4000 RA BR SCT022 BKN030 21/17 Q1002 WS RWY 20

Relevant NOTAMs:
A5835/10 - AERODROME CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC.
REF AIP AD 2 LICJ 1-1. 24 SEP 19:41 2010 UNTIL 24 SEP 23:00 2010 ESTIMATED.
CREATED: 24 SEP 19:42 2010

A5838/10 - AERODROME CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC.
REF AIP AD 2 LICJ 1-1. 24 SEP 21:34 2010 UNTIL 25 SEP 19:00 2010 ESTIMATED.
CREATED: 24 SEP 21:35 2010
 

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