Computer-Related Incidents with Commercial Aircraft
Air UK Leisure A320, Loss of braking and runway overrun, Ibiza, Balearic Islands, 21 May 1998
21 May 1998
The aircraft experienced braking problems on landing, partly due to computer failure,
and overran the runway at Ibiza airport.
This incident was brought to my attention by John Sampson, who pointed me to the
I recounted this incident in an article
A320 incident partly due to computer failure
Volume 22 Number 65, 28 March, 2003.
High-Intensity Electromagnetic Radiated Fields; TWA 800, and Swissair 111 (1996 and 1998)
Air Transat Flight 236: The Azores Glider, August 2001