Accident Airbus A300B4-622R A7-ABV,
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Friday 8 September 2006
Time:22:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A300B4-622R
Owner/operator:Qatar Airways
Registration: A7-ABV
MSN: 690
Year of manufacture:1993
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 218
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD) -   Spain
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD/LEMD)
Destination airport:Doha Airport (DOH/OTBD)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The brakes for tyres 5 and 6 overheated during a long taxi out for takeoff. The crew decided to return to the stand, but a fire broke out. The aircraft was evacuated.
The brakes overheated due to residual pressure trapped in the alternate brake system caused by a stuck servo valve which resulted from the presence of a high hardness particle in the hydraulic fluid.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Report number: A-053/2006
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
19 April 2007 A7-ABV Qatar Airways 0 Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) w/o

Revision history:

04-Jan-2011 14:38 harro Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314