Virgin Australia Regional AT76 at Canberra on Sep 23rd 2013, rejected takeoff

Last Update: September 23, 2013 / 22:39:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XR-631

Aircraft Registration
VH-FVN

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-600

ICAO Type Designator
AT76

A Virgin Australia Regional Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-600, registration VH-FVN performing flight XR-631 from Canberra,AC to Sydney,NS (Australia) with 43 passengers, had been cleared for takeoff from Canberra's runway 35 but did not commence the takeoff roll for some time. In the meantime another flight had been cleared to land on runway 30 crossing runway 35 about 860 meters/2800 feet down runway 35. When the ATR finally began their takeoff roll tower recognized a possible conflict and instructed the ATR to reject takeoff. The crew rejected takeoff at low speed.

Virgin Australia confirmed the incident stating that it wasn't serious enough to be investigated. The aircraft was at about 10-20kph (5-10 knots) when the captain applied gradual braking and stopped with a significant distance to the crossing runway remaining. The aircraft took off shortly after.
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ICAO Aircraft Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XR-631

Aircraft Registration
VH-FVN

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-600

ICAO Type Designator
AT76

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