Swiss RJ1H at Zurich on Mar 10th 2016, rejected takeoff due to sparking engine
Last Update: March 21, 2016 / 22:32:04 GMT/Zulu time
A replacement Avro RJ-100 registration HB-IXO reached Geneva with a delay of 2:20 hours.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 67 hours (nearly 3 days) after rejecting takeoff.
On Mar 21st 2016 Switzerland's SUST reported the crew rejected takeoff after received an engine fire warning from the inboard left hand engine. At the same time sparks were seen flying off the engine. The engine fire suppression was activated. After checks by the emergency service the aircraft taxied back to the apron, where passengers disembarked normally. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by SUST.
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