Remarks: Fly Lal carried out for Tafa air the flights to Pristina/Tirana via Friedrichshafen. Nevertheless, since him 24.12.09 the flights have been put to suffer of the affected customers. Till present the Airline flew whole 8 days! Merry x-mas09!!
Remarks: Side-on view of the Air Berlin 737 after the aborted take-off at Dortmund. The photo was taken eight hours after the incident happened. Dortmund airport remained closed the whole day, passengers were transported to nearby Paderborn-Lippstadt to continue their journey to the Canary Islands. It is not known how many of the 165 renounced their flight.
Remarks: The B738 performing flight AB-2450 from Dortmund to Las Palmas, with 165 passengers, rejected takeoff from Dortmund's runway 06 in snowfall and came to a stop on soft ground at 06:05Z. No injuries occurred, the passengers disembarked via stairs.
Remarks: The B738 performing flight AB-2450 from Dortmund (Germany) to Las Palmas,CI (Spain) with 165 passengers, rejected takeoff from Dortmund's runway 06 (length 2000 meters/6600 feet) in snowfall and came to a stop on soft ground at 07:05L (06:05Z). No injuries occured, the passengers disembarked via stairs.
Air Berlin said, that the airplane came to a stop on a downslope making it appear like a collapsed nose gear, the airplane however did not receive any substantial damage and is expected to be back in service during the day after being removed from the soft ground. The takeoff was rejected because of an indication of a technical malfunction.