Cityjet RJ85 at Dublin on Feb 25th 2016, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: February 26, 2016 / 21:15:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
WX-124

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJY

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

A Cityjet Avro RJ-85, registration EI-RJY performing flight WX-124 from Dublin (Ireland) to London City,EN (UK), was accelerating for takeoff from Dublin's runway 28 when a loud bang and smoke from an engine (LF507) was observed. The crew rejected takeoff at low speed and vacated the runway via taxiway E3 (about 760 meters down the runway), the crew advised no emergency services were needed, however, emergency services had already responded. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

A replacement Avro RJ-85 registration EI-RJX reached London with a delay of 90 minutes.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 28 hours after rejecting takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Cityjet

Flight number
WX-124

Aircraft Registration
EI-RJY

ICAO Type Designator
RJ85

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