American B738 at Austin on Feb 6th 2017, rejected takeoff due to burning odour

Last Update: February 17, 2017 / 23:40:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2183

Aircraft Registration
N831NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N831NN performing flight AA-2183 from Austin,TX to New York JFK,NY (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Austin's runway 17L when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to a burning odour on board. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft was able to depart after about 5 hours on the ground and reached New York with a delay of 5 hours.

The aircraft had undergone an engine wash the previous night and was on its first flight since. This was the second of three occurrences involving an engine wash at Austin, see Incident: American B738 at Austin on Feb 3rd 2017, odour of burning plastics and Incident: American B738 at Austin on Feb 17th 2017, odour in cabin.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N831NN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-823
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2183

Aircraft Registration
N831NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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