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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1531
 
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Date:03-FEB-2008
Time:c. 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313X
Owner/operator:Swiss International Air Lines
Registration: HB-JMG
MSN: 562
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 188
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Ben Gurion International Airport -   Israel
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:TLV
Destination airport:ZRH
Narrative:
Was forced to abort its takeoff from Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday after getting a flat tire while speeding up on the runway.

After the plane finished its emergency abort, firefighters from the Airport's Authority quickly arrived at the scene and surrounded the plane. The plane was then towed off the runway, and all of the passengers safely disembarked.

Sources:

https://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1201867287589


Images:

Photo of HB-JMG courtesy AirHistory.net


Zürich (LSZH / ZRH)
3 June 2019; (c) Stephen Rendle

Revision history:

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03-Feb-2008 21:09 relax630 Added

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