British Airways B788 at Montreal on Dec 11th 2017, hot brakes
Last Update: December 22, 2017 / 00:15:05 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft was accelerating for takeoff from Montreal's runway 06R when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed and declared emergency reporting overheating brakes. The aircraft slowed and stopped, emergency services responded and checked the aircraft. Following the checks the aircraft was able to depart without hassle.
A video taken by ground observers makes clear the aircraft was holding short of runway 06R reporting ready for departure when tower advised there was smoke coming from the right hand side, engine or main gear, subsequently clarifying a Dash pilot reported the smoke was coming from the main gear. Emergency services responded, checked the aircraft, which subsequently lined up runway 06R and departed.
The occurrence aircraft departed about 20 minutes after the rejected takeoff.
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