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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191645
 
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Date:05-FEB-2012
Time:11:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:SriLankan Airlines
Registration: 4R-ADG
MSN: 381
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 260
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Incident
Location:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft started its takeoff from a runway intersection for which no regulated takeoff weight chart was available in the aircraft. The pilots calculated performance using a chart for a different runway which did not consider obstacles relevant to the runway in use. The takeoff and subsequent flight were completed without further incident.

Sources:

https://www.caa.lk/images/pdf/past_acciden_incident_reports/14_final_report_on_sla_incident_a340_4r_adg.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation 2012-030 issued by AAIB to EASA
Safety recommendation 2012-031 issued by AAIB to ICAO


Images:

Photo of 4R-ADG courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
5 March 2012; (c) Mick Bajcar

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Nov-2016 19:16 harro Added
19-Dec-2016 18:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
02-Mar-2022 07:08 Prometheus Updated [Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage]
02-Mar-2022 07:27 harro Updated [[Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage]]

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