The ATSB is investigating a weather related event involving a Boeing 737-838, registered VH-VYZ, that occurred at Adelaide Airport, South Australia on 16 August 2020.
While enroute, the forecast weather at the destination airport deteriorated. On arrival to the airport, the crew conducted a missed approach due to reduced visibility and commenced holding. The crew then conducted an auto-land after a period of holding.
The evidence collection phase of the investigation will include interviewing the flight crew and reviewing recorded flight data.
A final report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation. Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties, so that appropriate safety action can be taken.
|Date:||16 August 2020||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||9:15 CST||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Adelaide Airport||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|State:||South Australia||Occurrence type:||Unforecast weather|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||1st Quarter 2021|
|Aircraft manufacturer||The Boeing Company|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Nil|
|Departure point||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Destination||Adelaide, South Australia|