Silk Way B744 at Hong Kong on Jul 4th 2021, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: July 5, 2021 / 13:23:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
7L-648

Destination
Baku, Azerbaijan

Aircraft Registration
VP-BCV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Silk Way Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration VP-BCV performing flight 7L-648 from Hong Kong (China) to Baku (Azerbaijan), was accelerating for takeoff from Hong Kong's runway 25L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to the failure of the #3 engine (PW4056, inboard right hand). The aircraft slowed, vacated the runway at the last exit (past the runway end) and became disabled clear of the runway when 12 main gear tyres deflated as result of the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
7L-648

Destination
Baku, Azerbaijan

Aircraft Registration
VP-BCV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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