From SKYbrary Wiki
|ICAO: EBBR – IATA: BRU|
|Location||Zaventem Diegem, Machelen|
|Elevation||56.083 m |
184 ft56.083 m
|Coordinates||50° 53' 56.46" N, 4° 29' 9.24" E|
|Date/Time||25 March 2019 21:20:00|
|Wind speed||10 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||broken clouds|
Brussels National Airport
ICAO: EBBR IATA: BRU
International airport serving the capital of Belgium.
Temperate Marine climate/Oceanic climate (Köppen climate classification Cfb) - Moderately cool summer and comparatively warm winter.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EBBR
- B742, Brussels Belgium, 2008 (On 25 May 2008 a Kalitta Air B747-200F, which was departing Brussels on a cargo flight to Bahrain, overran Runway 20 at Brussels Airport, Belgium during a rejected take-off. The aircraft came to a stop 300m beyond the end of runway 20 and broke into three parts. The crew of four and one passenger safely evacuated from the aircraft and suffered only minor injuries.)
- E195 / A320, Brussels Belgium, 2016 (On 5 October 2016, an Embraer 195 took off at night without clearance as an Airbus A320 was about to touch down on an intersecting runway. The A320 responded promptly to the ATC go-around instruction and passed over the intersection after the E195 had accelerated through it during its take-off roll. The Investigation found that the E195 crew had correctly acknowledged a 'line up and wait' instruction but then commenced their take-off without stopping. Inadequate crew cross-checking procedures at the E195 operator and ATC use of intermediate runway access for intersecting runway take-offs were identified as contributory factors.)