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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71242
Last updated: 11 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-82R
Owner/operator:Air Berlin
Registration: D-ABKA
MSN: 29329/224
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 131
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Nürnberg Airport (NUE) -   Germany
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Nürnberg Airport, Nuremberg (NUE)
Destination airport:Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS)
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Air Berlin flight AB-6777 taxied from taxiway F onto runway 10 and the pilot immediately applied full engine power for a rolling takeoff. After a few seconds the airplane veered off the runway due to heavy snow and stopped after ca. 5 m off the pavement. Passengers left the aircraft by stairs and the plane was then towed back to the terminal. No injuries and reportedly no serious damage to the airframe occurred.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: BFU Germany
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 2 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of D-ABKA courtesy

Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
11 June 2019; (c) Aad van der Voet

Revision history:

08-Jan-2010 23:39 JahnHo Added
09-Jan-2010 02:42 Anon. Updated [Location]
09-Jan-2010 04:19 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2010 10:48 JahnHo Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
04-Feb-2010 03:44 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-May-2012 14:00 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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