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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202466
Last updated: 12 January 2022
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Date:27-NOV-2017
Time:c. 22:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Thomas Cook Airlines
Registration: G-OMYT
MSN: 301
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Holguín-Frank Pais Airport (HOG/MUHG) -   Cuba
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Holguín-Frank Pais Airport (HOG/MUHG)
Destination airport:Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC)
Narrative:
Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT2653 aborted the takeoff from Holguín-Frank Pais Airport, Cuba following a loud noise coming from engine no.1.
Passengers reported hearing a loud bang with flames emitting from the engine.
The aircraft taxied back to the terminal where passengers deplaned. The aircraft was still on the ground at Holguín on December 3, 2017.

Sources:

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/thomas-cook-plane-engine-explodes-cuba-manchester-flight-cabin-crew-crying-a8087196.html
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-omyt

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Jun 2013 G-OMYT Thomas Cook Airlines 0 Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC), Ringway, Manchester min


Images:

Photo of G-OMYT courtesy AirHistory.net


Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
13 December 2020; (c) Phil

Revision history:

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