Incident Airbus A340-313 4R-ADG, Sunday 5 February 2012
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Date:Sunday 5 February 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A340-313
Owner/operator:SriLankan Airlines
Registration: 4R-ADG
MSN: 381
Year of manufacture:2000
Engine model:CFM56-5C4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 260
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The aircraft started its takeoff from a runway intersection for which no regulated takeoff weight chart was available in the aircraft. The pilots calculated performance using a chart for a different runway which did not consider obstacles relevant to the runway in use. The takeoff and subsequent flight were completed without further incident.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB
Report number: EW/C2012/02/02
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

24-Nov-2016 19:16 harro Added
19-Dec-2016 18:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
02-Mar-2022 07:08 Prometheus Updated [Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage]
02-Mar-2022 07:27 harro Updated

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