On September 15, 2016, a small plane crashed into a sea wall at the French Alps.
Twenty-four people were killed and more than 50 others were injured.
The crash happened at the height of summer, when the weather conditions are especially rough and the winds are blowing at least 70 km/h.
A few months after the accident, a French official estimated that between 5 and 10% of the world’s aircraft crashes occur due to weather related issues.
The accident at the end of this season is not the first time that weather-related accidents have taken place on the A320.
The previous year, an A320 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida, killing one person.
The first major crash occurred in 2013, when a plane with a large number of passengers crashed into an embankment in Argentina, killing all 224 people on board.
In 2016, an Airbus A350 crashed into France’s Lorient Harbour, killing 114 people and injuring more than 2,000.
According to an Airbus spokesperson, the new accident is different.
The A320 was flying at an altitude of around 200km when it crashed, according to the company.
The pilot was able to eject and escape.
This is an unusual occurrence, and not an emergency, said the spokesperson.
The Airbus spokesperson told Al Jazeera that the A340 will remain on standby for a total of four hours while it is inspected and inspected again, during which time, the aircraft will be inspected by the airline’s maintenance team, which will be able to determine if the aircraft has been repaired.
The spokesperson also confirmed that the Airbus team is working to fix the structural damage to the A330-200, as well as other problems that have been identified.
There have been some suggestions that the crash might have been due to an engine failure.
Airbus confirmed in its statement that it had no indication of the cause of the crash.
However, a report in The Associated Press (AP) last year suggested that an engine fire could have caused the crash, saying it was not known how the A380’s engine was powered.
In the meantime, experts are waiting to see if any more serious incidents will be revealed before making any definitive conclusions.
Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba contributed to this report.