Edelweiss A320 at Zurich on Apr 20th 2024, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: April 20, 2024 / 06:14:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-140

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Edelweiss Airbus A320-200, registration HB-IJU performing flight WK-140 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt), was accelerating for takeoff from Zurich's runway 32 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 100 knots over ground) and slowed safely. The crew subsequently advised they could vacate the runway via H1, they had a left hand "engine compressor vane stall" (engine CFM56). The aircraft returned to the apron.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-IJU
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-140

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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