Iberia A319 at Geneva on Oct 8th 2013, rejected takeoff

Last Update: October 9, 2013 / 16:40:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-3489

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-KHM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Iberia Airbus A319-100, registration EC-KHM performing flight IB-3489 from Geneva (Switzerland) to Madrid,SP (Spain), rejected takeoff from runway 23 at high speed (more than 88 knots over ground), slowed safely and vacated the runway. The crew stopped the aircraft, emergency services checked the brakes, the crew indicated they were ready for another takeoff and taxied to the holding point of runway 05. Upon query by the tower the crew reported they rejected takeoff because of a spurios warning adding "we find a lot of electronic devices turned on on board".

A passenger reported the crew announced mobile phones on board, still turned on, had caused interference with the aircraft systems.

The aircraft departed about 25 minutes after rejecting the first takeoff and reached Madrid on time.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Iberia

Flight number
IB-3489

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-KHM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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