Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wrong data inputs caused Jet 777 late take-off at London Heathrow

Jet Airways has amended its standard operating procedures for take-off following a late take-off incident that occurred on 30 August 2016, involving one of its Boeing 777-300ERs at London Heathrow airport.

The aircraft, registered VT-JEK, was departing from on a flight to Mumbai at 20:30UTC, when it crossed the airfield boundary at 13ft above ground level and an adjacent road at 30ft above ground level. There were no reports of injuries among the 15 crew and 231 passengers on board.

The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch classified the case as a serious incident, and delegated the investigation to India's Air Accident Investigation Bureau.
14/08/18 Aaron Chong/FlightGlobal
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