08 May 2013

Delta 767 Aborts Takeoff

Delta flight DAL2364 from HNL to LAX had to abort takeoff right at about when it was going to rotate off Runway 8R. Scheduled departure for the 767-332ER was 11:38. Good thing it was on takeoff, and not while landing!

The aircraft, N188DN (c/n 27583, l/n 631), caused the closure of the "Reef Runway" for a couple of hours after the aborted takeoff.  The passengers were off-loaded from the aircraft, and brought back to the terminal by Wiki-Wiki buses around 1:00 p.m.  The aircraft was still not ready to be towed when I left work at 2:00 p.m.  This also meant that the widebody flights that normally directed to Runway 8R for takeoff were taking off from Runway8L.

Link to the story on KHON2 website.

1 comment:

Aeros said...

According to one HNL firefighter, a piece of the right MLG failed. Upon braking, the left MLG tires blew and knocked a hole in the left wing flap.