2015-12-30 EasyJet Airbus A319 landed on closed runway at Pisa, Italy
The aircraft erroneously landed on a taxiway formerly used as a runway at Pisa, Italy. The pilots completed the landing safely and taxied to the ramp.
On final approach to runway 04L(eft) at Pisa San Giusto Airport, Italy, tower cleared the aircraft to land on runway 04L(eft).
However, the pilots landed on the parallel runway 04R now in use as a taxiway.
The pilots slowed down normally and vacated to the ramp without any potential conflict to other ground traffic.
The return flight was cancelled and the Airbus departed Pisa for a ferry flight (EZY 9004) to Luton.
RUNWAY 04R/22L AVBL AS TWY ONLY. RUNWAY 04L/22R AVBL AS RWY IN USE. RMK1:TRAFFIC MAY BE SUBJ DLA RMK2:DRG TAX OPS MAY BE NECESSARY TO CROSS ACTIVE RUNWAY IN ORDER TO PREVENT RWY INCURSION FLW STRICTLY ATC INSTRUCTION.REF AIP AD 2 LIRP 2-1. 23 DEC 15:44 2015 UNTIL 31 JAN 23:59 2016 ESTIMATED. CREATED: 23 DEC 15:44 2015
Date: 2015-12-30 Time: 11:11
Location: LIRP PSA Pisa San Giusto
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: none
Flight no.: U2 1847
From: EGCC/MAN: Manchester To: LIRP/PSA: Pisa San Giusto
Type: Airbus A319
Age a/c: 8,5 years
Constr. No.: 3176
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JACDEC 25-year Statistics :
- 27th safety occurence for the operator
- 127th safety occurence of type (A319)
- 1st safety occurence a Pisa Airport
- 1st safety occurence for aircraft in question
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