ASL Belgium B744 at Nanchang on Aug 24th 2019, rejected takeoff

Last Update: August 24, 2019 / 22:12:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
3V-820

Destination
Liege, Belgium

Aircraft Registration
OE-IFB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

An ASL Airlines Belgium Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration OE-IFB performing flight 3V-820 from Nanchang (China) to Liege (Belgium), was accelerating for takeoff from Nanchang's runway 03 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (due to unknown reason). The aircraft slowed safely but became disabled on the runway with 14 of 16 main tyres deflated due to brakes overheat. The crew evacuated the aircraft via the forward upper deck right hand door and slide.

The runway needed to be closed for several hours.

Nanchang Airport reported a total of 127 flights needed to be cancelled as result of the occurrence and blockage of the runway.

Related NOTAMs:
F4619/19 NOTAMR F4611/19
Q) ZSHA/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2852N11554E005
A) ZSCN B) 1908240416 C) 1908240900 EST
E) RWY03/21 CLSD.

F4611/19 NOTAMR F4610/19
Q) ZSHA/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2852N11554E005
A) ZSCN B) 1908232301 C) 1908240600 EST
E) RWY03/21 CLSD.

F4609/19 NOTAMN
Q) ZSHA/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2852N11554E005
A) ZSCN B) 1908232108 C) 1908232245 EST
E) RWY03/21 CLSD.

F4610/19 NOTAMR F4609/19
Q) ZSHA/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2852N11554E005
A) ZSCN B) 1908232224 C) 1908240045 EST
E) RWY03/21 CLSD.

F4611/19 NOTAMR F4610/19
Q) ZSHA/QMRLC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/2852N11554E005
A) ZSCN B) 1908232301 C) 1908240600 EST
E) RWY03/21 CLSD.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
3V-820

Destination
Liege, Belgium

Aircraft Registration
OE-IFB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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