Avianca Brasil A318 at Juazeiro Do Norte on May 23rd 2015, rejected takeoff, passenger deploys slide

Last Update: May 25, 2015 / 10:05:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
O6-6377

Aircraft Type
Airbus A318

ICAO Type Designator
A318

Aircraft Registration
PR-OND

An Avianca Brasil Airbus A318-100, registration PR-OND performing flight O6-6377 from Juazeiro Do Norte,CE to Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil), rejected takeoff from Juazeiro Do Norte's runway 13 at low speed after the left hand engine (PW6122) emitted a loud bang and came to a stop about 350 meters/1150 feet down the runway. A passenger opened an overwing exit without instruction causing the overwing slide to deploy and immobilizing the aircraft. The passengers subsequently disembarked onto the runway and were taken to the terminal.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
O6-6377

Aircraft Type
Airbus A318

ICAO Type Designator
A318

Aircraft Registration
PR-OND

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