Flydubai B38M at Warsaw on Nov 11th 2021, commenced takeoff without clearance

Last Update: November 17, 2021 / 11:26:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-1830

Aircraft Registration
A6-FMC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

A Flydubai Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration A6-FMC performing flight FZ-1830 from Warsaw (Poland) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was cleared to line up runway 29 and wait. The aircraft commenced takeoff.

Another aircraft was cleared to land on runway 33. Tower instructed the Flydubai to stop immediately, the crew rejected takeoff at about 80 knots over ground and vacated the runway ahead of the crossing point runways 29 and 33. The landing traffic was able to continue landing.

The ATC controller told the crew they were instructed to line up and wait, the crew claimed they had read back "cleared for takeoff", the controller later clarified they had checked the tapes and the FlyDubai crew had not read back "cleared for takeoff" but read back the line up and wait clearance.

The Flydubai Boeing taxied back to runway 29 and departed 10 minutes after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flydubai

Flight number
FZ-1830

Aircraft Registration
A6-FMC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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