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|Coordinates||43° 18' 8.98" N, 2° 54' 40.02" W|
|Station||Bilbao / Sondica|
|Date/Time||11 April 2019 10:30:00|
|Wind speed||10 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||few clouds|
|Tag(s)||Low Level Turbulence|
ICAO: LEBB IATA: BIO
International airport serving city of Bilbao.
Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb). Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter with a temperature range of only 14°C57.2 °F
. Prevailing south-westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of LEBB
- A320, Bilbao Spain, 2001 (On 7th February 2001, an Iberia A320 was about to make a night touch down at Bilbao in light winds when it experienced unexpected windshear. The attempt to counter the effect of this by initiation of a go around failed because the automatic activation of AOA protection in accordance with design criteria which opposed the crew pitch input. The aircraft then hit the runway so hard that a go around was no longer possible. Severe airframe structural damage and evacuation injuries to some of the occupants followed. A mandatory modification to the software involved was subsequently introduced.)