Easyjet Switzerland A320 at Geneva on Jul 2nd 2021, rejected takeoff due to runway incursion, near collision with Learjet
Last Update: July 30, 2021 / 20:38:09 GMT/Zulu time
A ground observer reported the A320 came to a stop within meters, possibly 6 meters, of the Learjet, that had committed a runway incursion at Y2.
A reserve crew and a reserve A320 registration HB-JZY reached Malaga with a delay of about 4.5 hours.
The Learjet departed about 15 minutes later.
The occurrence A320 returned to service about 9 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Switzerland's SUST rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation stating: "Incursion on runway 22 at taxiway Y2: untimely presence of a Learjet 40 in the protected area of runway 22 on which an Airbus A320 was in the take-off roll."
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