Back to Squawk list
  • 20

Delta Flight Aborts Takeoff After Another Plane Appears On Runway

A Delta flight was forced to abandon a high-speed takeoff today after another plane appeared at the end of the runway, according to the Chinese aviation authority. ( More...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]

Colin Seftel 6
"Passengers told Xinmin Evening News that the nose of the Airbus A350 had already lifted off the ground when the pilot slammed the brakes."
This doesn't ring true. The takeoff could not have been aborted above V1 and passengers would not know whether or not the nose (wheel, presumably) had left the runway.
Any action on the pilot invading into occupied runway?...


Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!
Did you know that FlightAware flight tracking is supported by advertising?
You can help us keep FlightAware free by allowing ads from We work hard to keep our advertising relevant and unobtrusive to create a great experience. It's quick and easy to whitelist ads on FlightAware or please consider our premium accounts.