Copa E190 at Santa Clara on Dec 11th 2016, rejected takeoff due to smoke in cabin

Last Update: December 12, 2016 / 23:59:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
HP-1561CMP

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

A Copa Airlines Embraer ERJ-190, registration HP-1561CMP performing CM-238 from Santa Clara (Cuba) to Panama City (Panama) with 88 passengers and 5 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Santa Clara when the left hand engine emitted a huge bang and the cabin began to fill with smoke. The crew rejected takeoff a low speed (about 50 knots over ground), stopped the aircraft on the runway and initiated an emergency evacuation via slides.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
HP-1561CMP

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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