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An Air Asia A320 aircraft was approaching to land at Perth airport on a night instrument approach to runway 06 and descended below the altitude profile. Air Traffic Control issued a low altitude alert and instructed the crew to conduct a missed approach. The crew complied with this instruction and the aircraft landed without further incident.

General details
Date: 19 February 2016 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 22:01 WST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):near Perth Airport Occurrence type:Flight below minimum altitude 
State: Western Australia Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Serious Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: None 
Expected completion: February 2018  
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Airbus 
Aircraft model: A320 
Aircraft registration: PK-AXY 
Operator: Air Asia 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Denpasar, Indonesia
Destination:Perth, WA
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Last update 31 October 2017