Preliminary report released 7 July 2011

At 2102 Eastern Standard Time on 7 June 2011, an Airbus A320 aircraft, registered VH-VNG and operated by Tiger Airways, was on an approach to runway 27 at Melbourne Airport, Victoria. Air traffic control (ATC) had cleared the flight crew of the aircraft to descend to 2,500 ft. Shortly after, the aircraft's track was seen on the ATC radar to descend to 2,000 ft. ATC notified the flight crew, who climbed the aircraft to 2,500 ft, continued the approach and landed.