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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21840
Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Date:24-JUL-2008
Time:14:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-202
Owner/operator:Air Mauritius
Registration: 3B-NBM
C/n / msn: 883
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 252
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:DEL
Destination airport:MRU
Narrative:
Takeoff was aborted and all passengers were evacuated safely through the emergency slides.
Reports suggest bird(s) ingestion by an engine during takeoff run. The airport fire service attended, possibly because of overheated brakes due to the abort.

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.canada.com/globaltv/national/story.html?id=4a84849c-f793-4dfe-a33f-fbdab484dcd1]
2. Times of India report (25th july):
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Delhi/Bird-hit_plane_catches_fire_close_shave_for_252/articleshow/3276984.cms



Images:

Photo of 3B-NBM courtesy AirHistory.net


Perth (YPPH / PER)
29 January 2020; (c) Kurt Finger

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jul-2008 12:08 harro Added
27-Jul-2008 11:43 number78 Updated

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