AAIB investigation to Boeing 737-300, VP-CKY

Near runway overrun, Owen Roberts International Airport, Grand Cayman, 15 January 2014.


Following an unstable approach to a wet runway, the aircraft was flared for landing but floated along the runway. The commander extended the speed brakes to cause the aircraft to touch down and applied maximum reverse thrust and braking. Reverse thrust was cancelled at a groundspeed of 22 kt with 139 m of runway remaining.

One Safety Recommendation is made relating to the reporting of serious incidents and one relating to the reporting of surface winds at Owen Roberts International Airport.

Download report:

Boeing 737-300 VP-CKY 10-14.pdf

Published 10 December 2014