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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216077
Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Time:06:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator:Air Arabia
Registration: A6-ANV
MSN: 5984
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ) -   United Arab Emirates
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sharjah Airport (SHJ/OMSJ)
Destination airport:Salalah Airport (SLL/OOSA)
Investigating agency: GCAA UAE
Air Arabia flight ABY111 was cleared for takeoff at Sharjah Airport runway 30, B14 intersection. However, the crew mistakenly lined up for runway 12. After entering the runway, and realizing that the remaining distance for takeoff was short (about 1,100 meters), the commander took over controls and continued the takeoff while selecting flaps at 2 and used TOGA power. The aircraft became airborne at the end of the runway. After takeoff, a call from ATC was received informing the crew about the wrong runway used.

Weather about 06:25 LT / 12:25Z:
OMSJ 181200Z 33010KT CAVOK 38/21 Q1005
OMSJ 181300Z 31010KT CAVOK 38/19 Q1004



Revision history:

06-Oct-2018 14:26 harro Added

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