Aviation Photo #1635179 Boeing 737-86J - Air Berlin

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The B738 performing flight AB-2450 from Dortmund (Germany) to Las Palmas,CI (Spain) with 165 passengers, rejected takeoff from Dortmund's runway 06 (length 2000 meters/6600 feet) in snowfall and came to a stop on soft ground at 07:05L (06:05Z). No injuries occured, the passengers disembarked via stairs. Air Berlin said, that the airplane came to a stop on a downslope making it appear like a collapsed nose gear, the airplane however did not receive any substantial damage.
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    Maik Korolczuk
    Air Berlin
    Boeing 737-86J
    Boeing 737-800 (BBJ2/C-40/P-8)
    Boeing 737-800 (BBJ2/C-40/P-8)
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    37745
    3044
    D-ABKF
    Dortmund - Wickede
    Germany
    January 3, 2010
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Comments (12)

Anonymous
6 years ago
Oops... I guess someone is buying beer on friday, nice shot and nice to hear no injuries.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Great shot, thanks for sharing!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Lucky! Kudos to boeing for building an offroad quality airliner!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Glad it worked out OK and nobody was hurt - not even the airplane!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Lucky ending of an incident for aircraft and the passengers!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very sad.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Excellent Photo Maik- Areco747 Argentina
Anonymous
6 years ago
Ouch. new plane :(
Anonymous
6 years ago
The pilot thought this one had the off roading package installed
Anonymous
2 years ago
I had to describe this photo twice. First time while passing ICAO Level than again during the selection process in one of the European airlines... regards!
New South Wales, Australia
3 days ago
Well, the pilot tried...
New South Wales, Australia
3 days ago
Doesn't look like anything is broken...
Hmm...

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