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Preliminary investigation was undertaken into a category 4 occurrence involving a rejected take-off of a Boeing 737 aircraft at Melbourne Airport. The ATSB has terminated the investigation based on evidence gathered that both air traffic control and flight crew acted in an appropriate manner to prevent an infringement of separation standards. There was no safety benefit to be gained from continuing the investigation.

Status: Downgraded the occurrence to category 5 and investigation discontinued.

General details
Date: 10 January 2005 Investigation status: Discontinued 
Time: nk  
Location   (show map):Melbourne, Aero. Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria Occurrence type: Rejected take-off 
Release date: 11 January 2005  
Report status: Discontinued Occurrence category: Incident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 737 
Aircraft registration: VH-VOC 
Serial number: NK 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:NK
Departure time:NK
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