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Last updated: 28 February 2020
Date:Friday 1 March 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Registration: OE-LOA
C/n / msn: 3147
First flight: 2007-05-09 (11 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-5B4/P
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 175
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:London-Stansted Airport (STN) (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London-Stansted Airport (STN/EGSS), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Wien-Schwechat International Airport (VIE/LOWW), Austria
LaudaMotion flight 327, an Airbus A320, rejected the takeoff from London-Stansted Airport, United Kingdom due to a no.1 engine failure.
The aircraft had commenced the takeoff roll on runway 22 when a loud bang was heard and a brief streak of flames was observed from the exhaust of the no.1 engine. The flight crew aborted the takeoff at low speed and an emergency evacuation was performed on the runway. Eight passengers received minor injuries as result of the evacuation.

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Distance from London-Stansted Airport to Wien-Schwechat International Airport as the crow flies is 1228 km (768 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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