ANA B788 at Tokyo on Aug 14th 2016, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: August 15, 2016 / 16:07:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NH-959

Destination
Shanghai, China

Aircraft Registration
JA840A

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-800, registration JA840A performing flight NH-959 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Shanghai (China) with 240 people on board, was accelerating the engines for takeoff from Narita's runway 34L when the left hand engine (Trent 1000) failed with a loud bang prompting the crew to reject takeoff at low speed (about 20 knots). The aircraft returned to the apron, metal debris reportedly blades from the engine needed to be removed from the runway.

A replacement Boeing 787-800 registration JA815A reached Shanghai with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NH-959

Destination
Shanghai, China

Aircraft Registration
JA840A

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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