Serious incident Avro RJ100 HB-IYT, Thursday 10 March 2016
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Date:Thursday 10 March 2016
Time:c. 17:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ1H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro RJ100
Owner/operator:Swiss International Air Lines
Registration: HB-IYT
MSN: E3380
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Serious incident
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Destination airport:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA/LSGG)
Investigating agency: SUST
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The flight crew of Swiss flight LX2808 aborted the takeoff ground roll on runway 28 due to an engine fire warning. Flying sparks could be observed exiting from engine no. 2. The engine was shut down and its fire suppression system was activated. After examination by the fire service, the aircraft could be taxied back on stand for a normal disembarkation.

The aircraft was back in service on March 17.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: SUST
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

19 June 2016 HB-IYT Swiss 0 6 NM east of London City Airport (LCY) non

Revision history:

16-Mar-2016 20:04 harro Added
18-Mar-2016 01:41 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]
07-Apr-2016 17:20 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]

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