Emirates A388 at Sao Paulo on Jun 15th 2024, rejected takeoff due to engine problem

Last Update: June 16, 2024 / 16:30:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-262

Aircraft Registration
A6-EUL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Emirates Airbus A380-800, registration A6-EUL performing flight EK-262 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was accelerating for takeoff from Sao Paulo's runway 10L when one of the left hand engines (GP7270) emitted a bang and streaks of flames prompting the crew to reject takeoff at low speed (about 40 knots over ground). The aircraft returned to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Sao Paulo about 37 hours after the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EK-262

Aircraft Registration
A6-EUL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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