Flydubai B738 at Moscow on Dec 2nd 2018, commenced takeoff without clearance and rejected

Last Update: December 3, 2018 / 23:37:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-918

Aircraft Registration
A6-FEQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Flydubai Boeing 737-800, registration A6-FEQ performing flight FZ-918 from Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), commenced takeoff from runway 06R without takeoff clearance, tower instructed the aircraft to reject takeoff, the crew complied and rejected takeoff. The aircraft vacated the runway about 1700 meters/5700 feet down the runway and returned to the apron.

The aircraft departed about 2.5 hours later and reached Dubai with a delay of 3:15 hours.

Russia's Air Traffic Control Organisation reported the aircraft commenced takeoff without clearance and stopped following an according instruction by tower. The crew requested to return to the apron. The aircraft was able to depart about 2.5 hours later following an interview of the crew.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-918

Aircraft Registration
A6-FEQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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