AAIB investigation to Airbus A320-214, G-EZTE

Activation of ALPHA FLOOR autothrust protection and subsequent TCAS RA, at Paphos Airport, Cyprus, 7 January 2015


During a visual approach to Runway 29 at Paphos, Cyprus, the airspeed reduced below the target speed and the ALPHA FLOOR autothrust (A/THR) protection activated. The flight crew took recovery action and, during the subsequent go-around, a TCAS RA was generated as the aircraft came into potential conflict with an aircraft at a higher altitude.

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Airbus A320-214, G-EZTE 08-16

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