Date & Time: Jul 17, 2010 at 0730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cairo - Jeddah
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was completing a positioning flight from Cairo to Jeddah. During the takeoff roll, the engine n°4 experienced an uncontained failure. The takeoff procedure was rejected and the aircraft came to a halt and later transferred to a hangar. All 22 crew members escaped uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.
Failure of the n°4 engine during takeoff following the failure of the high pressure compressor.