Etihad A332 at Abu Dhabi on Jun 26th 2013, rejected takeoff
Last Update: July 1, 2013 / 14:41:37 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft underwent maintenance, departed Abu Dhabi about two hours after the rejected takeoff and reached Manchester with a delay of 1.5 hours.
A passenger reported that the engines had accelerated to takeoff power when vibrations became noticeable and increased as the aircraft accelerated until the brakes came on and the aircraft sharply slowed. An overhead locker was damaged by the vibrations. The crew explained there were problems with the nosewheels. After maintenance the crew commented the aircraft had received some servicing and was good to go.
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