Easyjet A320 at Bristol on Jul 8th 2018, rejected takeoff due to misunderstood takeoff clearance

Last Update: July 19, 2018 / 16:31:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 8, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-6041

Aircraft Registration
G-EZRY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZRY performing flight U2-6041 from Bristol,EN (UK) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain), was lined up for departure on runway 09, when the crew commenced takeoff but rejected takeoff after the crew realized they had mistaken their takeoff clearance. The aircraft slowed safely and vacated the runway via taxiway D about 1300 meters/4300 feet down the runway (length 2011 meters/6600 feet).

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 90 minutes, then departed for Palma Mallorca.

The AAIB rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 8, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-6041

Aircraft Registration
G-EZRY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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