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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178478
Last updated: 5 September 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-858 (WL)
Owner/operator:El Al Israel Airlines
Registration: 4X-EKA
C/n / msn: 29957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 83
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG) -   Israel
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV/LLBG)
Destination airport:München-Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC/EDDM)
Investigating agency: AIAI
The Boeing 737-800, operating flight LY253, aborted the takeoff from runway 08 at Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion International Airport, Israel, due to engine problems.
After advancing power the crew felt vibrations and noticed a yaw to the right, accompanied by a loud explosion heard in the cabin.
The engine was shut down and the airplane was taxied back to the platform. A check on the ground revealed many broken turbine blade parts in the exhaust pipe.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIAI
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

10-Aug-2015 13:55 harro Added

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