2014-07-05 Lufthansa Cityline CRJ-700 wrong runway at Katowice


2014-07-05 Lufthansa Cityline CRJ-700 wrong runway at Katowice


Following a normal approach from the east, the pilots erroneously landed on a new build runway that was still under construction and not yet released for takeoff or landings.

The pilots completed the landing run without further problems and taxied to the terminal. No one on board was hurt.

At the time local visibility was reported good with occasional chance of rainshowers.

Katowice Airport recently built a second runway (marked in yellow on photo below) that runs parallel to the old one.

The incident is under investigation by polish authorities. Downlad the Preliminary Report

Date: 2014-07-05 Time: 17:45:00
Location: EPKT KTW Katowice Pyrzowice
Country: Poland
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: none

Flight no.: LH 1360
From: EDDF/FRA: Frankfurt To: EPKT/KTW: Katowice Pyrzowice
Type: Passenger
Operator: Lufthansa CityLine
Leased from: Unknown

Type: Canadair CRJ-700
Registration: D-ACPJ
Age a/c: 12,0 years
Constr. No.: 10040

Jacdec Incident ID: 2014-07-05-CRJ7


Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 4 51
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0 0

Preliminary Report of SCAAI 


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