Date & Time: Nov 7, 2004 at 1635 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 747-200
Operator:
Registration:
TF-ARR
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Hong Kong-Sharjah-Francfort
MSN:
23621
YOM:
1986
Flight number:
ABD8457
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
79733
Aircraft flight cycles:
13833
Circumstances:
The crew decided to reject takeoff after a tyre burst on nose gear. The aircraft did not stop before the end of runway, overrun and stopped few dozen meters further on. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair due to fuselage crack. Undercarriage were also torn off. Probably one or two tyres burst during takeoff roll.