Aeroflot A320 at St. Petersburg on Mar 29th 2016, rejected takeoff due to foreign object on runway

Last Update: March 30, 2016 / 22:48:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-29

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BAX performing flight SU-29 from Saint Petersburg to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) with 124 passengers, was accelerating for takeoff from Pulkovo Airport's runway 10R when the crew was instructed to reject takeoff due to a foreign object discovered on the runway. The crew rejected takeoff at about 60 knots over ground, vacated the runway and returned to the apron to cool the brakes. 24 passengers decided to disembark.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then departed again and reached Moscow with a delay of 2 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 29, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aeroflot

Flight number
SU-29

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BAX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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