AAIB investigation to Boeing 737-300, VP-CKY
- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 10 December 2014
- Date of occurrence:
- 15 January 2014
- Aircraft category:
- Commercial - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Bulletin - Field investigation
- Aircraft type:
- Boeing 737-300
- Owen Roberts International Airport, Grand Cayman
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.
Published: 10 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 15 January 2014