Austrian A321 at Vienna on Sep 13th 2013, rejected takeoff

Last Update: September 17, 2013 / 20:16:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-415

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A321-100, registration OE-LBC performing flight OS-415 from Vienna (Austria) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 188 passengers and 6 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Vienna's runway 29 already at high speed when a loud bang occurred followed by the crew rejecting takeoff. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

According to a passenger the crew announced they had suffered a bird strike and rejected takeoff at about 200kph/107 KIAS. The flight was subsequently cancelled due to the aircraft being inoperative, the passengers were rebooked onto a later flight that was operated by a Boeing 777.

The airline confirmed a bird strike prompted the crew to reject takeoff as a precaution, maintenance subsequently examined the aircraft but did not find any damage at the engines. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data New!
Registration mark
OE-LBC
Country of Registration
Austria
Manufacturer
Airbus Industries
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-111
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-415

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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