Easyjet Switzerland A320 at Basel/Mulhouse on Feb 26th 2016, rejected takeoff due to engine problem

Last Update: February 26, 2016 / 20:03:08 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1003

Destination
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
HB-JZX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Switzerland Airbus A320-200, registration HB-JZX performing flight U2-1003 from Basel/Mulhouse (Switzerland/France) to Nice (France), was taxiing for departure when smoke was observed from the right hand engine (CFM56). The aircraft lined up runway 15 and initiated the departure roll, but rejected takeoff and vacated the runway at taxiway F about 2000 meters down the runway. The aircraft returned to the apron.

A replacement A320-200 registration HB-JXD reached Nice with a delay of 90 minutes.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 5 hours after the rejected takeoff.

A ground observer reported there was smoke from the right hand engine when the aircraft taxied out for departure, the aircraft initiated the departure roll but rejected takeoff and returned to the apron.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JZX
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
Bicndh biAllqigd Subscribe to unlock
Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
Idehji bbgifme Subscribe to unlock
Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
Main Owner
CliekpfhigeqmAigqpfjqhcdAl in diijfmjqf e jmedddbmbiqmcbgekbfpklqbcp qfijhnl Subscribe to unlock
Main Operator
Mk e ddcfiqgni AjdihgqcgdbeAckbmqdqjAl ijgledilchgAkemeemmfnenkmAjmdc dAgc denpdngndknmiqnmehnfghdj cnAmfg Subscribe to unlock
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-1003

Destination
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
HB-JZX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5281 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5281 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways