Monarch A321 at Birmingham on Mar 16th 2017, rejected takeoff due to engine fault

Last Update: March 16, 2017 / 21:02:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
ZB-970

Destination
Malaga, Spain

Aircraft Registration
G-OZBU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Monarch Airbus A321-200, registration G-OZBU performing flight ZB-970 from Birmingham,EN (UK) to Malaga,SP (Spain), was accelerating for takeoff from Birmingham's runway 15 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely and vacated the runway about 2100 meters/6900 feet down the runway.

A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration G-OZBG reached Malaga with a delay of 2 hours.

A passenger reported the crew announced the aircraft had received a new engine (V2533) the previous night, the new engine overheated during the takeoff run prompting the rejected takeoff.

The airline reported a technical issue prompted the rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
ZB-970

Destination
Malaga, Spain

Aircraft Registration
G-OZBU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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