Helvetic F100 at Zurich on May 14th 2017, rejected takeoff due to disagreeing airspeed

Last Update: May 15, 2017 / 22:20:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Helvetic

Flight number
LX-724

Aircraft Registration
HB-JVH

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

A Helvetic Airways Fokker 100 on behalf of Swiss, registration HB-JVH performing flight LX-724 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was accelerating for takeoff from runway 32 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 100 knots over ground) reporting indication problems due to disagreeing airspeeds. The aircraft slowed safely, backtracked the runway to vacate the runway and returned to the apron.

A passenger reported the crew reported one the air speed indicator at the first officer's side showed no airspeed.

A replacement A320-200 registration HB-JLP reached Amsterdam with a delay of 2 hours.

The occurrence aircraft rejected another takeoff about 11.5 hours later, see Incident: Helvetic F100 at Zurich on May 14th 2017, rejected takeoff due to disagreeing airspeed, and returned to service the following day about 24 hours after the first rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 14, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Helvetic

Flight number
LX-724

Aircraft Registration
HB-JVH

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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