- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 14, 1993
Time: 15:33Z
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Operator: Lufthansa
Flight #: 2904
Route: Frankfurt - Warszawa
AC Type: Airbus A320-211
Registration: D-AIPN
cn / ln: 105
Aboard: 70   (passengers:64  crew:6)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft skidded off the end of the runway while landing. The crew was made aware of windshear at approach end of runway but not of poor water drainage on the runway nor a change in wind direction. A very light touch of the runway surface with the landing gear and lack of compression of the left landing gear leg to the extent understood by the aircraft computer as the actual landing, resulted in delayed deployment of spoilers and thrust reversers. The delay was about 9 seconds. Thus, the braking commenced with delay and in a condition of heavy rain and strong tailwind the aircraft did not stop on the runway. The aircraft was named "Kulbach."
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