ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164974
Last updated: 20 August 2014
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Date:27-MAR-2014
Time:14:55 GMT (L
Type:Avro RJ100
Owner/operator:Swiss
Registration: HB-IXX
C/n / msn: E3262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 78
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:London City Airport (LCY/EGLC) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London City Airport (LCY/EGLC)
Destination airport:Geneva (GVA)
Narrative:
Passengers were evacuated on the runway at London City Airport after their Swiss RJ100 suffered a, what the airport called, "a minor technical incident".
According to Swiss the pilots rejected takeoff during takeoff phase.
Passengers reported the airplane developed contained problems ("fire") in one of the engines. Three people were injured with "minor injuries".

The AAIB considers this "a serious incident" and launched an investigation.

The flight involved was LX-437 to Geneva.

Sources:
AAIB

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2590942/Three-injured-London-City-airport-closed-stricken-Swiss-plane-blocks-runway.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2014 15:49 harro Added
27-Mar-2014 15:56 harro Updated [Registration, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2014 16:54 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2014 18:02 mcantsin Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2014 18:02 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
28-Mar-2014 06:26 mcantsin Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
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