Insel F50 at Bonaire on Apr 18th 2017, rejected takeoff due to computer error

Last Update: April 23, 2017 / 16:21:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
InselAir

Flight number
7I-304

Departure
Bonaire

Aircraft Registration
PJ-KVM

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

An Insel Air Fokker 50, registration PJ-KVM performing flight 7I-304 from Bonaire (Netherlands Antilles) to Curacao (Curacao), was accelerating for takeoff from Bonaire when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed. The aircraft slowed safely and returned to the apron.

A passenger reported the aircraft was accelerating for takeoff when about half way down the runway (length 2880 meters/9450 feet) the brakes came on hard. The crew announced they had aborted takeoff due to a computer error.

The aircraft reached Curacao with a delay of about 180 minutes.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
InselAir

Flight number
7I-304

Departure
Bonaire

Aircraft Registration
PJ-KVM

Aircraft Type
Fokker 50

ICAO Type Designator
F50

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