Jet2.com B752 at Manchester on Mar 17th 2017, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: March 17, 2017 / 22:05:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-891

Destination
Lanzarote, Spain

Aircraft Registration
G-LSAB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Jet2.com Boeing 757-200, registration G-LSAB performing flight LS-891 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Lanzarote,CI (Spain), was accelerating for takeoff from Manchester's runway 23R when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed after the left hand engine (RB211) had emitted streaks of flame. The crew shut the engine down, the aircraft slowed safely, emergency services responded and checked the aircraft and engine, emergency services reported no visible fire. The aircraft returned to the apron about 10-15 minutes later, fire engines were following the aircraft.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration G-LSAH reached Lanzarote with a delay of 2 hours.

A ground observer reported the crew reported an engine fire, emergency services responded but did not see any fire, the runway was closed for about 10-15 minutes. Two of four fire engines followed the aircraft to the apron.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-891

Destination
Lanzarote, Spain

Aircraft Registration
G-LSAB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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