United B762 at Berlin on Feb 10th 2013, rejected takeoff
Last Update: February 12, 2013 / 21:03:23 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
A passenger had had originally been booked on flight UA-97 of Feb 9th, the rotation UA-96/97 had however been cancelled due to the snow storm disrupting the East Coast of the USA. Rebooked onto the following day's flight the passenger reported the aircraft needed to reject takeoff at high speed, the captain announced at first they had hit something on the runway but later stated the left hand engine (CF6) had failed, emergency services were checking for a possible brakes fire. The passenger was subsequently rebooked onto a flight via London Heathrow,EN (UK).
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