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Rejected take-off involving a The Boeing Company 737-476, VH-TJZ and S.A.A.B. Aircraft Co SF-340B, VH-EKN, Sydney, NSW on 2 October 1999

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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VH-TJZ was cleared for a rolling take-off from runway 16 right (16R). During the take-off roll at approximately 40 knots IAS, the Tower controller cancelled TJZ's take-off clearance and instructed TJZ to hold position. TJZ was brought to rest abeam taxiway F with light braking. During this sequence of events, VH-EKN was on short final approach to runway 07 when the Tower controller instructed the crew to execute a go-around manoeuvre.
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General details
Date: 02 October 1999   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 11:45 EST    
State: New South Wales   Occurrence type: Rejected take-off  
Release date: 15 November 1999   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Final    

Aircraft 1 details

Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer S.A.A.B. Aircraft Co  
Aircraft model SF-340B  
Aircraft registration VH-EKN  
Sector Turboprop  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Canberra ACT  
Destination Sydney NSW  

Aircraft 2 details

Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer The Boeing Company  
Aircraft model 737-476  
Aircraft registration VH-TJZ  
Sector Jet  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Sydney NSW  
Destination Unknown