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Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313X
Owner/operator:Swiss International Airways
Registration: HB-JMM
MSN: 154
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Zurich Airport -   Switzerland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:ZRH
Destination airport:EWR
After taxiing flight LX18 was ready for take-off and accelerated until a suddenly a loud noise was heard. Only a second after this the pilot aborted the take-off.

Passengers were told that engine #2 got a compressor stall. Due to the fire department arrival various other flights had to go around.

After several minutes the plane taxied back to the gate and after 45 minutes passengers where allowed to leave the plane and the flight got cancelled.


Was passanger of this plane

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

1 Apr 2010 HB-JMM Swiss International Airlines 0 Hong Kong International Airport Chek Lap Kok sub


Photo of HB-JMM courtesy

Zürich (LSZH / ZRH)
4 June 2016; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

27-Aug-2012 23:54 christian.gebert Added
28-Aug-2012 00:04 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Damage, Narrative]
28-Aug-2012 00:08 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Aug-2012 03:18 christian.gebert Updated [Registration]
25-Oct-2012 11:51 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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