Portugalia F100 at Porto on May 31st 2013, rejected takeoff

Last Update: May 31, 2013 / 20:26:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 31, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-602

Aircraft Registration
CS-TPF

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

A Portugalia Fokker 100 on behalf of TAP Air Portugal, registration CS-TPF performing flight TP-602 from Porto (Portugal) to Brussels (Belgium), rejected takeoff from runway 35 at high speed after a bird impacted the aircraft and damaged the left hand pitot tube. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron. The passengers disembarked and were bussed to the terminal.

A passenger reported they were waiting in the terminal for about two hours while the pitot tube and the captain's primary flight display were replaced. They subsequently boarded CS-TPF again and reached Brussels with a delay of 2 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 31, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-602

Aircraft Registration
CS-TPF

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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