Accident Airbus A320-212 A4O-EM,
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Date:Monday 10 March 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-212
Owner/operator:Gulf Air
Registration: A4O-EM
MSN: 536
Year of manufacture:1995
Total airframe hrs:4640 hours
Cycles:4024 flights
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5A3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 115
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA)
Destination airport:Bahrain International Airport (BAH/OBBI)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Directional control difficulties at V1 forced the crew to abort the takeoff.
The Airbus overrun the runway. The nosegear collapsed.


Flight International 19-25 March 1997(12)
ICAO Adrep Summary 2/97 (#9)



photo (c) Richard Thompson; Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH/OMAA); 17 March 1997

photo (c) Jean M. Magendie, via Werner Fischdick; Athens-Athinai Airport (ATH); October 1995

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