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Delta Flight Aborts Takeoff After Another Plane Appears On Runway

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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. (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...

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ColinSeftel
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.
chandrahas
Any action on the pilot invading into occupied runway?...

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