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2010/18 eng

Report on serious aircraft incident at Oslo airport Gardermoen 25 february 2010 involving Airbus A320-214 VP-BWM, operated by Aeroflot Russian Airlines

The aircraft made a taxiing mistake and took off from a parallell taxiway to the departure runway. The flight crew was not aware that they had taken off from a taxiway until informed of this by the air traffic controller after take-off. The investigation has uncovered that factors which contributed to the incident can be found with the parties involved, i.e. the airline, the control tower and the airport.

Facts

Location ENGM, Oslo airport, Gardermoen
Occurrence date 25.02.2010
ICAO Location indicator ENGM
Aircraft Airbus A319/320/321
Registration VP-BWM
Meteorological conditions VMC
County Akershus
Type of occurrence Serious incident
Type of operation Scheduled air transport
Category of operation Heavy, aeroplane (> 10 000kg)
Aircraft category Landplane, Multi-engine
FIR/AOR ENOS (Oslo ATCC)

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